Advanced Dental Care of Lakewood Ranch
8640 E State Road 70, Suite D, Bradenton, FL 34202

Get Ready for Grown-Up Smiles with Braces for Adults

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Braces aren’t just for adolescents anymore. Orthodontists are seeing increasing numbers of adult patients who want to improve their smiles. In fact, some report that almost half of their patients are adults. In the last couple of decades, orthodontic appliances have become more attractive, less painful, and less time consuming than ever before. Today’s braces for adults use smaller, lightweight brackets and fewer visible wires and bands. Options like clear brackets and invisible aligner trays make the traditional metal-mouth look a thing of the past. Adult patients usually wear braces for a year or two in order to achieve their goals. 



Adulthood is the Perfect Time for Affordable Braces


As adults, many people whose parents could not afford to get them braces when they were kids now have sufficient income to cover the expense. Some may have a greater appreciation of the cosmetic and health benefits of braces now that they are older. With age comes patience and wisdom; it may be easier to accept the temporary inconvenience of wearing braces as an adult, especially if it promises an improved social or professional life. 



Beyond Aesthetics
Looking great is just one reason to wear braces. Dental professionals point out that correcting your bite also has health benefits. People with misaligned teeth are at higher risk of tooth decay and periodontal disease because it is harder to reach the plaque that accumulates between their teeth. People with defective bites may also have difficulty chewing their food properly, and this can cause gastrointestinal problems. Braces for adults not only increase self-confidence, they may also contribute to overall good health.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Lakewood Ranch, call Advanced Dental Care of Lakewood Ranch today at (941) 462-3706 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Lakewood Ranch. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Lakewood Ranch, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Lakewood Ranch.

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Staff is extremely helpful and very very kind and caring. Always a pleasure dealing with them.
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Friendly and thorough
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Best Dentist I’ve ever had!! My hygenist Miguel is always very professional and gentle ! My teeth have never felt cleaner !! A++
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Convenient and real good friendly service
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I’ve be coming to Advanced Dental since 2011. I have highly sensitive teeth so even cleanings can be a trial for me. However, I totally lucked out in having Joy as my hygienist from the get-go. […]
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Dr. Purcell is awesome. Provides outstanding patient care.
Richard I.
Danielle & staff are. I highly recommend this dentist. Keep up the great work.
Settimio S.
This is my new favorite dentist!!! I just moved to the area and my friend referred me to Advanced Dental Care. The whole experience was 5 stars from the time I walked in and was greeted by the front […]
Dawn H.
Love! Love! Joy! Look forward to seeing her every 6 months as bad as I hate visiting the dentist she makes it so pleasant. Her expertise is matched with a very caring attitude for her patients. Never […]
Carole B.
Miguel did an amazing deep cleaning for me today. Not only was he thorough but he cleaned some very deep affected areas without hurting my gums! Thanks Miguel!
Nancy B.
Dr. Purcell and staff are truly professional and give excellent service. Keverly has given skilled care for many years.
Dale B.
Miguel is actually a dentist that you get as a hygienist. Professionally schooled but now working to clean your teeth. That is as good as it gets.
James L.
They always do a good job , there so friendly!!!
Chanel B.
short wait time, everyone is friendly, skilled & courteous employees. I told Miguel about my serious recent eye surgery…he gave me large plastic glasses–like a shield–to wear […]
Nancy L.
Best dentist and hygienist I have ever had. Very gentle and caring. Great office staff. I highly recommend them.
Debbie G.
Always a nice visit, if visiting a dentist can be nice! Staff is very kind and know what they are doing!
Jeanette B.
A very professional staff. I’ve been extremely pleased with all of the different times I’ve been to Advanced Dental Care.
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On time appointment, efficient and friendly staff!
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As always I was pleased with their service-prompt and thorough. The sincere concern for the patient is clearly evident.
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