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

You Could Pass Down Your Smiles to Your Kids

You Could Pass Down Your Smiles to Your Kids

Whether we understand it fully or not, every part of our body is essentially made to protect another piece. Your teeth are no exception – the way that your teeth align is essential in keeping the other areas of your mouth safe. Your upper teeth keep you from biting your cheeks or lips and your lower teeth help protect the tongue. When they fit on top of each other like puzzle pieces, that's proper occlusion, or alignment.

Malocclusion, or misaligned teeth, is an issue that could potentially be hereditary.
Malocclusion is essentially the main reason that most children need braces. The size of their upper and lower jaws may be out of proportion or their teeth may be too large or too small, resulting in abnormal under- or overbites, as well as instances of overcrowding. Fortunately, all of these scenarios can ultimately be fixed with orthodontic work.

When the issue is hereditary, the best option might be to invest in braces for your child, as there is nothing he or she can do to prevent it. However, other causes include frequent sucking of the thumb or using a pacifier after the age of 3. You can be mindful of these behaviors early on in your child's life to help lower their chances of needing braces in the future.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Great care, and a very knowledgeable doctor. Quick visit and lovely people work there.
Tracy A.
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.
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.
Very thorough and personable
Carol V.
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.
Kept appointment time. Young lady did a very nice job, x-rays and Teeth Cleaning.
Allan D.
My experience was wonderful if you can say that about going to the dentist.I went into the office on an emergency I found the whole office staff very comfortable to be with.The doctor was great Plan […]
Patty B.
Have been a patient of Dr. Quevedo’s for 20 years, so certainly recommend him highly.
Becky R.
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.
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.
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.
Hygienist, doctor and staff are always knowledgeable, thorough and courteous
Barbara F.
Prompt appointment, compassionate staff, competent dental work.
Debra M.
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.
Awesome dentist and staff!
Damian S.
Excelent Service and very profesional
Nancy M.
Dr. Quevedo and staff are the best!
Foxxee1958@gmail.com P.
Very professional office with friendly staff. As much as I have been seeing dentist and my dislike of them (due to bad experiences), I never saw my teeth besides on an x-ray. Dr. Quevedo showed me my […]
Melissa W.
The entire staff was friendly and professional! Thank you for a great visit!
Jason J.
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.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (321) 594-2628
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