Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines
1601 N Palm Avenue, Suite 104, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026

Make Your Flossing Flawless

National Flossing Day

Are you an ace at the art of flossing? Believe it or not, not everyone flosses properly, and some don’t floss at all. But there’s a quick fix for these flossing flaws and they all can be found in the following four tips: 

According to the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, there are only four easy steps to proper flossing:

  1. Wind – Take about 18 inches of floss between your thumbs and index fingers and pull tightly to create a taut strand.
  2. Guide – Your index fingers should lead the floss between the top and bottom of each tooth.
  3. Glide – Move the floss smoothly and gently between teeth in a gliding motion.
  4. Slide – Use a clean section of floss for each tooth and carefully move the floss up and down over the surface of each tooth and under the gumline.

If you don’t like regular floss, try using a hand-held flosser. The technique for flossing is similar to using standard floss, but you just hold the handle of the flosser instead of the stretch of string. There are also electric flossers that also use this technique.

If you need to floss around braces or other dental work, be careful not to let the floss get tangled. You might try using special orthodontic floss or floss threaders that enable you to floss in smaller spaces. Then use the same steps you would with standard floss.

No matter which type of floss you use, it’s important to be gentle to avoid doing damage. If you have any questions on flossing form, ask an expert in family dentistry at Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines for some helpful hints on this healthy habit. And don’t forget that National Flossing Day is coming up on November 29!

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Pembroke Pines, call Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines today at (954) 417-6146 or make an appointment

Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Pembroke Pines. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines, 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 Pembroke Pines.

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Patient Reviews
I am absolutely in love with this dentist office. I feel so comfortable and well taken care of. They are professional and totally human and kind. The entire staff is beyond wonderful.
Maria G.
Friendliness , knowledgeable,detailed,Treat you like family!!
Cynthia M.
Everyone in the office is friendly, caring and professional!
William B.
Dr. Bouchard & her staff are courteous, competent & professional. The office is very clean. Exceptional dental office!!!
Maryse L.
Best dentist and staff I have ever experienced. They are all very helpful and do their jobs well while making it a pleasant experience!
Anna J.
First cavity filling and it was a great experience! I felt so comforted and calm. Great (interesting/distracting) conversation!
Danielle S.
Impeccable customer service. The ladies in the office are exceptional!!!
Zachary G.
Very professional and the hours of operation are very convenient
Pablo J.
Dr. B-L and her entire staff will exceed your expectations…always.
Janet L.
Attentive staff, thorough exam, easy to understand explanation of dental issues and impacts, candid discussion
Theresa I.
Little wait time, friendly atmosphere, professional
Debra B.
All of the staff are great! I love the friendly atmosphere, service and professionalism! Jennifer, my hygienist, and Dr. Lavenka are the best!
William B.
The dental hygienist was very knowledgeable and attentive to my 8 yr old daughter. The dentist was able to give me some insight for orthodontics in the future. This is a great place for all ages!
Jami M.
The staff is super nice and my hygienist Randi always does a terrific job. The doctor is always super sweet and gentle. If you’re looking for a great dentist, this is the place.
Sharlene Q.
Everyone here is so wonderful..I can’t praise them enough
Leigh M.
I’ve been going to Dr Mautner for over 20 years. When he left and had Dr Lavenka as the lead dentist I had no idea of her skill. I broke a tooth on Wednesday, and called and got an appt. for […]
Lee P.
Appointments are always on time, staff is always very friendly. No one wants to really go to the dentist, but coming to this office is the best case scenario.
Jennifer C.
The entire staff is amazingly kind, considerate and professional. I love they truly take their time with you and I feel they listen to my concerns very well.
Lashawn M.
Awesome doctor, hygienist, office manager and staff.
Ellen R.
Great customer service and always a friendly staff
Joseph G.
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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 9:00 AM - 8:00 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 - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (954) 417-6146
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