Advanced Dental Care of Jacksonville
4540 Southside Boulevard, Suite 1001, Jacksonville, FL 32216

Why Brushing Your Teeth is So Important


Brushing your teeth twice every day can do far more than keep your breath fresh and prevent unsightly stains. Proper dental care at home helps to prevent serious gum disease, which is linked not only to early tooth loss in adults but also to heart disease, strokes, pneumonia, and diabetes. Access to affordable dentists allows many patients to get help with gum problems before they become serious, but one of the best ways to prevent gum disease and periodontitis is to brush your teeth thoroughly and consistently.

The Consequences of Plaque

The sticky material that forms on your teeth is called plaque. When it combines with the starches and sugars contained in foods you eat, the mixture creates an acid that attacks your tooth enamel, which leads to decay. Plaque also irritates your gums and causes inflammation. Symptoms of early gum disease include red, swollen, bleeding and tender gums. The condition in its earliest stages is called gingivitis, and it can be reversed if treated in time. If left untreated, it will cause gums to separate from teeth and form pockets containing bacteria and pus. If gingivitis progresses to periodontitis, the disease will eventually destabilize your teeth by destroying the supporting bone structure. When this occurs, teeth will loosen and may have to be extracted.

Brush Your Way to Healthy Teeth and Gums

Regularly brushing your teeth removes damaging plaque and prevents gum disease. Dental floss removes plaque from between teeth where your brush can’t reach, so don’t forget to floss daily. Dentists recommend brushing twice a day for approximately two minutes. If possible, brush after eating also. When your toothbrush’s bristles look worn or start to fray, replace the brush immediately.

Avoiding sweet snacks and sugary sodas also can help protect your teeth and gums. A healthy, balanced diet supports dental health. It’s also important to see your dentist and dental hygienist regularly to detect any early problems before they become serious.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Jacksonville, call Advanced Dental Care of Jacksonville today at (904) 302-5840 or make an appointment.

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

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Dr. Soliman and his staff are “at home friendly”, the whole atmosphere is very comfortable. I’m very happy I found them.
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Got taken on time, hygienist was very nice and I did not have to wait long for the doctor to come in and see me.
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Everyone at this office is so kind and considerate. I had some anxiety about visiting the dentist, but Dr. Soliman and the entire staff have done such a wonderful job making me feel comfortable. They […]
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We have been seeing Dr. Solimon for about 20 years he and his staff are courtesy and treat you more like family than a customer.
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ADC takes my insurance and just gives me what I need without trying to upsell me on additional services. Friendly staff and quick professional service.
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The office staff are great. Extremely friendly. Very good at communication. As well, I love that there is a heavy veteran presence.
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Love love love the staff! Everyone was so friendly and very helpful. Highly recommend anyone who is looking for a new forever “dental” family, to come here. -Ryan
Ryan C.
Dr. Soloman is awesome! He takes his time with each patient and is very caring.
Sarah R.
Just pleased with how nice everyone was!
Sarah K.
Hygienist was very helpful and thorough. Trying to heal my gums for tooth #5.
Richard B.
This is my personal opinion by far the best dentist office I’ve ever been to! From the ladies in the front office to the hygienist to Dr. Soliman, everyone is so friendly every time I go there and […]
I am very comfortable with Advanced Dental. Dr Soliman is the best. I would not see another dentist and I’ve been going to him 10 + years.
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I felt very comfortable with the Dr. and all of his staff. I am so happy I have found my dentist.
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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 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 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 - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (904) 302-5840
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