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

Oral Hygiene in Pembroke Pines, FL

Achieving a glowing, healthy smile is possible with excellent oral hygiene in Pembroke Pines. With regular cleanings from our dental office and a good dental hygiene routine at home, you can enjoy the benefits of a decay-free smile.

Oral Hygiene Practices

The process of keeping the teeth and gums free of decay through dental cleanings and regular care at home is known as oral hygiene. Brushing and flossing at home are simply not enough. Without regular dental cleanings, plaque and other debris can still build up around the teeth and gum line. Over time, these debris can lead to gum disease, cavities, and infections. Protect your dental health by scheduling a dental cleaning with our office today.

Tips for Healthy Teeth

Are you wondering how to improve your dental hygiene? Get started today by following these easy oral hygiene tips:

  • After each meal or two times daily, carefully brush your teeth using a soft- or medium-bristled toothbrush
  • Once per day, use dental floss to remove trapped debris from between the teeth
  • Eat a diet that is low in sugary snacks and beverages
  • If you smoke, stop
  • Choose oral health items that contain fluoride
  • See a dentist regularly for routine oral exams and cleanings

Improving your oral hygiene in Pembroke Pines is possible with these simple tips from our office. Call us today to learn more.

What’s the Best Way to Keep My Teeth Healthy?

While taking great care of your teeth at home is important, it is no replacement for regular care from a dentist. Visiting a dentist regularly is the best way to maintain good dental hygiene and keep tooth decay and gingivitis at bay. A healthy smile benefits your overall health, decreasing the chances of developing chronic inflammation or a dental infection that affects other areas of the body. Healthier teeth and gums are just a phone call away – get in touch with us now to book an appointment.

Teaching Oral Hygiene to Children

Our dentists recommend that young children begin learning about dental care around age six, which is when most children can hold and use a toothbrush by themselves. However, showing children the importance of dental hygiene isn’t always a simple task. Many parents struggle with children who are uninterested in dental care or experience anxiety when visiting the dentist. Fortunately, using positive reinforcement methods can help your child feel comfortable with dental care. We recommend offering the child a sticker, tooth-friendly snack, or other small reward after he or she exhibits good dental behavior. To learn more about oral hygiene for kids, please give us a call.

What Are the Guidelines for a Good Dental Care Routine?

Maintaining your smile’s brilliance through regular home care is an important part of your overall dental health. To get started, select a manual or electric toothbrush that fits inside your mouth without a struggle. Twice per day, use the toothbrush to clean each quadrant of your teeth for about two minutes. Our dentists also recommend flossing once per day, which removes trapped debris from between the teeth. If your dentist has suggested mouthwash, swish the solution around all areas of your mouth either before or after brushing. Please call our office if you have any questions regarding these oral hygiene instructions.

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Patient Reviews
no wait time, good work, and nice atmosphere.
Pam D.
Both Doctor and staff are professional and friendly. I’m never in the waiting room long enough to open a magazine. The appointments are not rushed and are scheduled so well, that patients are more […]
Janet L.
I have been going to Mautner Dentistry for over 20 years. I trust them completely and it is always a great visit. Every single person that works for this office truly cares about each and every […]
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Great people pleasant and excellent care
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The best dental office ever! From the Doctors to the rest of the staff everyone is a sweetheart and always willing to help. Whatever the treatment you need may be you will leave happy with your end […]
Jenille E.
Overall experience was excellent and my treatment had positive results
Judith M.
This is the third time I go to this office. I am staying with them. From the front desk to the Dr, this is an outstanding team. Thank you!
Aniley H.
When you leave your dentist’s office with a great smile, not only because of the impeccable quality of the work performed, but also because of the excellent care and professionalism of Dr. Lavenka […]
Andrea M.
great experience from start to finish. terrific staff and team.
Laurie O.
They are terrific, excellent work, very friendly and helpful. Easy to schedule appointments.
Kathleen W.
Great experience
Kola K.
I have been treated there for over 30 years and have had no complaints.
Stephen J.
Best dental office by far!! The staff is absolutely amazing & Dr.Bouchard-Lavenka is incredible!! Beyond satisfied with their patient care & would highly recommend their office!
Meilin C.
Jennifer is an excellent dental hygienist, and all the staff are friendly and kind.
Nancy S.
staff wonderful
Dena W.
Friendly, professional staff who made me feel welcomed the minute I walked in. Dr.Lavenka does outstanding restorative work. I will definitely recommend her to all my family and friends.
Charles S.
There is rarely a wait of more than a few minutes for my appointment and the entire staff are professional and caring.
Agnes K.
Friendly receptionist and friendly staff!!!!!
Glenda W.
I have been coming to this office for at least 30 years. Everyone takes good care of myself and family. I always recommend the office to my coworkers
Linda 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 […]
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Mon. – 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tue. – 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (954) 417-6146
Fax: (954) 435-1261
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  • 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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