Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace
11157 N 56th Street, Temple Terrace, FL 33617

Don’t Let Dental Fear Ruin Your Smile

dca-blog_dental-fears-female-dentist-light

If you haven’t seen your dentist in a long time, you’re not alone. Most dental professionals recommend having a thorough exam at least once or twice a year, but many people neglect to keep up with their dental health due to fear of embarrassment or general dental anxiety. Perhaps you’re afraid of pain or sharp instruments, or maybe you fear what the dentist might find. You may even worry that you’ll be lectured about the condition of your teeth and gums. Today’s dentists have moved away from placing blame on patients and toward strategies that help them achieve oral health without guilt or fear.

Is Dental Fear Compromising More Than Your Smile?
If you don’t obtain regular dental care, you may suffer severe dental problems or early tooth loss, but that’s not all. The condition of your teeth and gums conveys important information about your general health. A dentist is often the first person to spot signs of serious health issues like cancer, diabetes, and other systemic diseases. Besides managing early dental disease before it becomes severe and requires more costly intervention, your dentist can help you obtain earlier treatment for many life-threatening or chronic diseases.

Beat Dentist Phobia and Get the Care You Need


Your dentist knows that when you associate dental visits with pain and fear, you are less likely to return, so he or she will do everything possible to make you feel both mentally and physically comfortable during treatment. No matter how awful you think the condition of your teeth and gums is, your dentist has likely seen much worse. If dental anxiety is standing between you and a healthy smile, be upfront about your fears. You may be surprised to find that your dentist is much more understanding and supportive than you expect. Take a positive step toward better health by scheduling a dental check-up today.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Temple Terrace, call Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace today at (813) 440-3981 or make an appointment.

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

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
My son got in quickly and was done in good time. He had a good experience and likes the office personnel.
Micah C.
Up front about fees and costs. Great staff.
John O.
Great Service, Great Care!
Hisako H.
I just want to add to my last review. I’ve lived in several states and in several countries, and I am a senior so over the course of a lifetime I’ve had many dentists. I want to take this […]
Richard R.
Prompt polite service!
Elizabeth M.
I came in for a second opinion regarding the fit of temporary dentures that were done in another dental office. Both the assistant and the dentist were very knowledgeable in their explanations and […]
Diane H.
Because I really liked to staff . Very friendly and kind
Lorene A.
It is an exceptional and professional approach, I like going to my dentist’s office feel very confident. My whole family is visiting this office for more than 5 years and I always recommend them to […]
Elena V.
I always get prompt, professional services,
John R.
Your service was excellent and the staff was outstanding.
Lee O.
I love love this office. Dr. Herron is awesome as well as all the staff I have encountered during my visits and family visits. Monica, Kim and Alycia have assisted us the most, I would like to say […]
Shanda L.
Dr. Koshy is awesome. She worked with me, took care of my long term dental issues and gave me a reason to smile again. Thank you so much for your patience. Advance Dental Care of Temple Terrace makes […]
Jerry B.
Everyone there is pleasant and friendly and Elaine is awesome and professional.
Linda U.
The dental staff was professional and courteous
Brenton B.
The care I received was of the highest quality. I was getting braces put on and Lisa and Dr. Perret were wonderful.
Stephanie D.
Patience, confidence and friendliness of staff.
Ernestine M.
Miss Elaine and the dentist were both awesome. Did a great job on my teeth and saved me money!
Melinda J.
Personal attention to me as a patient as well as to my dental needs.
Cheri D.
Experience was great
Kimella L.
Being seen at appointment time (no wait); convenience of early appointment times.
Lauryn H.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

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.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here

Office Hours
  • Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (813) 440-3981
Our Location