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

Oral Bacteria Can Sabotage Your General Health

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Your dental care routine is an important way to reduce the number of bacteria in your mouth, but because the microbes are a normal and important part of digestion, you can’t eliminate them entirely. One of their duties is to break down the foods and sugars left on your teeth when you eat or drink. If you smoke, drink too much alcohol, eat an unhealthy diet, or neglect your dental hygiene, your oral bacteria may become unbalanced. The resulting dental plaque accumulation leads to problems such as gingivitis, periodontitis, and tooth loss.

It’s not just your mouth that’s the victim of oral bacteria, however. Studies have shown links between high levels of oral bacteria and conditions such as stroke, heart disease, obesity, infertility, and low birth weight. A study of 37 hospitalized patients revealed that changes in oral bacteria occurred just prior to the onset of pneumonia. The findings led to health authorities warning that dental hygiene neglect can lead to the potentially fatal lung disease. Other research has found that oral bacteria in the bloodstream may be linked to joint inflammation and the failure of prosthetic joints. High levels of oral bacteria may also be associated with osteoporosis in the jaw, which can lead to tooth loosening and dental abscesses.

Reducing your risk of serious medical problems caused by oral bacteria is simple—don’t neglect your dental care. An affordable dentist can help you learn more. Dentists know that proper dental hygiene for kids and adults helps them live healthier lives, and they have many tools, treatments, and recommendations to offer. Visit your dentist in Sweet Water to learn more about the relationship between oral bacteria and your overall health.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Sweet Water, call Advanced Dental Care of Longwood today at (321) 594-2628 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Sweet Water. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Longwood, 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 Longwood.

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Outstanding dental care and the office staff is absolutely wonderful. Highly recommend this practice.
Carol D.
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 […]
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Dentist and staff care about your dental health.
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Excellent dental hygienist and dentist and staff
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I had a wonderful experience. Danielle was the best. She was very patient and kind. I look forward to the next visit! I would recommend everyone to come to this dentist office.
Christopher P.
Kept appointment time. Young lady did a very nice job, x-rays and Teeth Cleaning.
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Very thorough and personable
Carol V.
Professional office staff, knowledgable hygienist and dentist conservative approach
Arlene M.
Sandy is an amazing hygienist who expresses a genuine interest in her patients. She was also particularly attentive and inventive with providing services that didn’t aggregate my sensitive […]
Sue V.
I was very anxious and nervous about my first visit, since I have not had any dental care in a long time. Office staff was fantastic as was the doctor! I look forward to future visits.
Anne R.
The staff is competent and friendly. Dr Quevedo is a great dentist. He knows his stuff and listens to your concerns.
Elaine C.
Extremely friendly, efficient, professional, and practice with integrity
Tara G.
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.
Very nice experience, all the staff is lovely
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Dr. Quevedo and his staff are the best at given you a great dental experience ever!
Cindy P.
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.
I always feel that Dr. Quevedo & his staff honestly care about my overall health. I am having a VERY difficult time right now due to an unusual diagnosis that has caused me to see not only Dr. […]
Leila M.
The quality of service. Lauren is first to help you and the last to thank you.
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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 […]
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  • Monday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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