Manatee Dental At College Plaza
3633 Cortez Road W, Suite A1, Bradenton, FL 34210

Oral Hygiene in Bradenton, FL

How can you have a healthy smile for life? By practicing proper oral hygiene through daily at-home dental care and regular dentist visits for exams and cleanings. You can depend on our outstanding dentists to help you maintain the health of your teeth and gums.

How Does Oral Hygiene Affect Your Smile?

Proper hygiene can keep your teeth and gums protected from tooth decay, gum, disease, and the embarrassment of bad breath. Proper dental hygiene is what keeps the teeth and gums free of plaque and other debris. The combination of regular visits to a dentist for oral hygiene in Bradenton, and great oral care practices at home can provide you with the dental health protection you need. To find out more about healthy hygiene habits, please call our dental office today.

What Kind of Dental Hygiene Routine Should You Follow?

Your daily, at-home oral care regimen should include these simple steps for optimal dental health:

  1. Brush your teeth with a fluoridated toothpaste
  2. Be sure to brush when you wake up, before bed, and after eating meals and snacks
  3. Use a toothbrush with soft bristles and a very gentle touch
  4. Floss daily, preferably twice a day
  5. See a dentist twice a year for professional exams and cleanings
  6. Cut out cigarettes and other tobacco products
  7. Limit sugary drinks and foods in your daily diet

With these proven oral hygiene tips, you can decrease your risk for dental decay and disease.

What’s the Best Way to Protect the Health of Your Teeth and Gums?

Once you understand the need for healthy hygiene at home, you also need to realize the importance of dental hygiene treatments from a dental professional. Going to see a dentist on a regular basis can reduce your risk for developing cavities and gum disease. In addition, a healthy smile can also protect you from serious medical infections and issues. Please call us for an appointment to stay healthy from head to toe.

What Is the Best Way to Help Children Learn About Dental Hygiene?

According to dental experts, you can instill good dental care habits in your child by getting them to understand dental care early in life. You can start by taking your child to their first professional dental visit by the age of one. Then, keep taking your child to the dentist a couple of times a year for teeth cleanings and checkups. For kids that resist regular dental care, we have recommendations and savvy suggestions to improve their dental outlook. Consider providing a healthy treat for pleasant dentist appointments and making daily dental care a fun family activity. We have many more ideas, so feel free to call for other children’s hygiene tips.

Which At-Home Oral Hygiene Instructions Do Dentists Recommend?

To maintain the health of your smile between dental visits, you need to practice healthy oral hygiene at home. Your daily routine should include brushing your teeth several times a day, using a toothpaste with fluoride, a soft-bristled toothbrush, and flossing at least once every day. Please call our office if you have questions about preserving your oral health.

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Not only has the staff been incredibly helpful, but Dr. Boss clearly loves what he does and cares deeply about the dental health of his patients. His skills are excellent, his bedside manner […]
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Dr. Garcia & Vanessa made it as good as going to the dentist could be, very professional & pain free!
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Love the attention to great service and the doctor.
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Andrew C.
Dentist take the time to explain how your teeth are, what you need to do to have better teeth, and the process you need to go to, to accomplish that.
Cristal M.
Dr Jose Garcia was quick and effecient! I had a smooth experience. The whole staff was understanding and willing to work with me. Will definitely come back and make him my main dentist!
Naussicaa R.
Excellent service and thorough care. Dr. Garcia and his staff are customer oriented and make every effort to insure the comfort of their patients. I am glad I can rely upon them for my dental needs.
David C.
Awesome Staff! Very friendly and helpful!
Melody C.
The whole experience was excellent. 10 plus rating.
John S.
Absolutely thrilled with the quality and care. Just a bit of a wait due to backup.
Kathryn F.
All staff were friendly, courteous, professional and efficient. I was dealt with honestly and I felt the dentist and hygenist had my dental health as their priority. I was very impressed.
Jean M.
The facility, the Dr. and his asst. where all first class.
Patricia H.
I was having a problem with swollen glands and thought it could be related to my teeth. This is not my normal dentist and or office, I was welcomed and the Dentist went above and beyond to figure out […]
Linda S.
My visit with Anne was very positive. She is always helpful and answers all my questions. I am always happy with any services received at Manatee Dental.
Joan H.
Good fast service, and painless.
Kyla M.
Good people and helpful. Kind and understanding. Good at what they do.
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Staff was great at walking through an explaining each part of the procedure
Julie R.
Friendliness of staff, thumbs up to Omar and Linda.
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Mon. – Closed
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (941) 584-4356
Fax: (941) 753-6186
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  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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