Advanced Dental Care of Longwood
505 Wekiva Springs Road, Suite 100, Longwood, FL 32779

Check the Labels Before You Chew

Check the Labels Before You Chew

If you can't go without chewing a stick of gum, make sure you check the safety seal to keep your pearly whites protected. While "sugarless" gums may sound like a winning choice for your teeth, many of these are actually loaded with natural sweeteners, and can do just as much damage as a piece of Fruit Stripe or Bazooka gum. The trick is so thoroughly check the label for certain ingredients that indicate natural sugars, and to look out for the American Dental Association (ADA) label on any pack you buy.

Essentially, any ingredient that ends in the letters "ose" represents some sort of sugar. If your plan is to avoid subjecting your smile to unhealthy amounts of sugar, especially when you're chewing on a piece of gum for a long period of time, then just avoid these specific products altogether.

Packs of gum with that coveted ADA seal have shown with scientific evidence that by chewing the product, you could be boosting your oral health, according to the ADA's official website. Minimizing plaque acids, reducing cavities or gingivitis and helping the remineralization of tooth enamel are all elements that many of these packages boast, so you don't have to feel guilty for purchasing a pack of Orbit, Trident or Stride gum.

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Patient Reviews
Most trusted dentist ever. Great staff. Great hygienists. Lauren is super friendly and efficient. Everyone takes great care of my mom.
Clare M.
The staff is competent and friendly. Dr Quevedo is a great dentist. He knows his stuff and listens to your concerns.
Elaine C.
Went to see this doctor only because he is In my Network…little I knew I was going to like him so much and that he will be my dentist forever. He was very professional, took the time to explain to […]
Yolanda W.
Great care, and a very knowledgeable doctor. Quick visit and lovely people work there.
Tracy A.
My care was gentle and explained to me each step of the way, which is good since most dental care freaks me out a little!
Jordan H.
Went in for my first root canal ever. The Dentist talked me through the entire procedure, without ever feeling like he was talking down to me. The assistants, hygienists, and front end staff were all […]
Dan C.
Great experience! Took time to explain everything going on with my teeth. They even take pictures and show you what your teeth look like and what needs to be done. They don’t force any procedures […]
Brett S.
I have been dealing with some health issues that made me feel pain on a daily basis for the past 2 months so I was a bit nervous and scared but the staff and the dentist are so sweet and awesome and […]
Luz N.
The front desk assistant was so nice and helpful and even threw out a few jokes every now and then it was just a real Pleasant place to be that’s not normal for dentist office very welcoming people
Kimberly B.
Professional environment, competence, friendly staff
Von N.
The quality of service. Lauren is first to help you and the last to thank you.
Dieter B.
Took me in for an emergency situation. Everyone of the office staff are so pleasant and professional. I found our new family dentist
Angie R.
Professional environment and knowledge provider and staff who keep you informed before, during and after procedure.
Giselle D.
Have been a patient of Dr. Quevedo’s for 20 years, so certainly recommend him highly.
Becky R.
Love this dental office. The staff is always nice and accommodating. My hygienist Sandra is great. Dr. Quevedo is also wonderful. Would recommend this office!!
Meghan D.
The staff is very friendly and makes you feel welcomed. The doctor doesn’t try to do a procedure that you don’t need. Doctor and his assistant take time to explain everything and that your […]
Nilda G.
Took me in for an emergency situation. Everyone of the office staff are so pleasant and professional. I found our new family dentist ❤
Angie R.
Excellent dental hygienist and dentist and staff
Dana S.
Staff is friendly and care is timely
Jani M.
Super nice, professional, and, most importantly – aside from a thorough analysis with top notch equipment – is that I didn’t feel like they were trying to upsell me on unnecessary services. Dr. […]
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Office Hours
  • Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (321) 594-2628
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