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.

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Patient Reviews
Hygienist, doctor and staff are always knowledgeable, thorough and courteous
Barbara F.
Dr. pleasant, knowledgeable, answered my questions, checked my mouth carefully. I didn’t feel rushed. The nurse assistant Esly (sp) was so nice, and gentle taking the exrays. Sandy, the dental […]
Marilyn M.
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.
Haven’t been to dentist for about 15 years as even the thought of going causes me to throw up. Last appt was told I had about $8-10,000 worth of work, including several root canals. Of course, […]
FL A.
Excellent service Great experience.
George 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. […]
Maria M.
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.
Dr. Quevedo and his staff are the best at given you a great dental experience ever!
Cindy P.
Everyone is very friendly and cares about my dental needs.
Lauren A.
The entire staff is incredible. Very caring. Compassionate. They offer outstanding dental care; it’s the best I’ve had in decades. I attribute my good dental health to the care and treatment I […]
Marilin F.
I love Sandy!! She is the best!! I look forward for dental cleaning. High standards!!
Cecilia M.
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.
Excellent service and care!!!
Melissa S.
Awesome dentist and staff!
Damian S.
Very nice experience, all the staff is lovely
Chayenne H.
Staff is friendly and care is timely
Jani M.
The quality of service. Lauren is first to help you and the last to thank you.
Dieter B.
Great dentist and staff!
Bentley S.
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.
Sandy and Dr. Quevedo genuinely care about their patients!
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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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