Advanced Dental Care of Brandon
625 Medical Care Drive, Brandon, FL 33511

Top 3 Roots of Gum Disease in Children

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Many parents assume that cavities are their child’s main dental concern. That’s why they’re surprised to learn that both children and teens can also develop gum disease or the more advanced stage called periodontal disease. Discover whether your child is at risk for these dental dangers.

Deficient Dental Hygiene

Bad dental hygiene is never good for teeth. In children, poor dental hygiene habits are often the cause of gum disease. If they don’t receive treatment, then the problem can progress from the gums to the bones of the teeth, which is called periodontal disease. The best way to prevent gum disease in children is by teaching them good dental habits from an early age. Since children often learn by following their parent’s habits, it is important to make affordable dental care a family affair.

Genetics are Prophetic

Genetics play a major role in a child’s dental health. Research shows that children whose parents are at high risk for periodontal disease also have a higher chance of developing this problem. If these conditions run in the family, it’s important to be proactive to reduce the risk of gum disease in children. Make sure that your child is practicing proper dental hygiene at home and seek out affordable dental care on a regular basis.

Hormonal Troubles in Teens

Did you know that the risk of periodontal disease increases as kids approach their teen years? See, their dental health is hindered by their hormones, with sudden hormonal changes causing their gums to become more sensitive and easily inflamed by plaque. Since teens are prone to these problems, they must have a good dental hygiene routine and regularly see a dentist to get the affordable dental care they need.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Brandon, call Advanced Dental Care of Brandon today at (813) 434-1734 or make an appointment.

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

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Patient Reviews
The staff was friendly, the office was clean, and I was promptly escorted to a room where my exams and cleaning were performed.
Ryan R.
Kyle. He is a definite asset to the practice. When cleaning my teeth he is thorough and gentle. He is reassuring when he sees that I am anxious.
Patricia W.
The staff were helpful, knowledgeable, and professional.
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Great flexibility is rescheduling my appointment. Great dental hygienist. Excellent explanation of my insurance coverage at the receptionist station.
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Very professional and detailed
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Always treated with respect when visiting Advanced Dental Care, the dental assistants are very outgoing, friendly. Dr Mike always explain his findings clearly and give concise instructions on what I […]
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Dr. C and his assistant have completely gotten me through my awful fear of having dental work done. That is nothing short of a miracle.
Kim A.
Kyle is the best, we are fortunate.
Paul Y.
I love this office! I’m always treated very courteously and they make sure you are very comfortable!
Susan T.
People and professionalism
Patricia B.
The staff and the doctor are great
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Great dental service trustworthy people
Beth G.
The front office staff is friendly and efficient. Dr. T Nguyen and Dr. Derakhshan are excellent. Kyle is a wonderful hygienist-competent, thorough and gentle.
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Great office to visit.
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Advanced Dental front desk staff are awesome! Kudos to Jasmine and my Hygienist
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Great staff and the doctors that have worked on me are all amazing and caring and truly helped me feel comfortable from start to finish
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Very professional and friendly
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Scarlet is awesome. Great patient care. I really don’t like my teeth cleaned, but she makes it the best it can be.
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I like the people and the dentist. I feel I receive great care.
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This was my first visit and I loved how friendly everyone was. From the front desk all the way to the back and back again to checkout. I was seen promptly for my appointment and everything was […]
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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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 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (813) 434-1734
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