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

Don’t Let Dental Fear Ruin Your Smile

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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
Affordable, clean, friendly and professional.
Julio S.
Loved my dental hygienist! Great improvement in service since my last visit
Jamilla C.
All of the visit was done in timely manner and was well done with no problem.
Sam F.
Dr. Herron is a great dentist.
Chrystal S.
The staff is very nice and friendly and helpful. It makes a trip to the dentist less intimidating, especially for a young adult. Already recommended […]
Tanisha R.
I had a deep cleaning done for the first time ever and they did a great job. Very gentle and very informative.
Marisol L.
Everybody is very professional and caring in the office.I was always impressed with the services.
Antoaneta F.
Great caring staff. Patient care is wonderful
Herman M.
Everyone at Advanced Dental is great! From the office to the hygienists to Dr. Huregita, the patient courtesy is excellent. No one is particularly […]
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Great Dentist.
Robert M.
Very pleased with the service provided....
Karina C.
Very professional and clean. I highly recommend.
Daniel H.
always great service, smiling staff ,on time, fine work and look who's smiling now.........
Cathy C.
The experience was considerably less stressful than I imagined thanks to the professional staff - Thank you!
Donald F.
The office staff, nurses were wonderful to work with, took time to listen to you. Dr C. T. is great, she shows she cares about your welfare. Would […]
John R.
Staff is great. Everything went well.
Jeffery S.
Everyone was friendly and Dr. Blackenburg is very informative and has great hands. I didn't feel a thing. I have scheduled my next appointments with […]
Claribel D.
The staff there is friendly and helpful there. The waiting time is short and the billing is very reasonable. Nice experience. I highly recommend this […]
Mei S.
Staff is so friendly and nice! Dr. Tucker Farrell is the best dentist I have ever had in my life. I also enjoyed interacting with the dental […]
Danielle L.
I was treated so well and Elaine and Andrea were wonderful!!!
Alana T.
The doctors and nurses here are very kind and patient to answer all my questions! I hope I could get help from them in future for my dental treatment.
Yan W.
Advanced Dental Care provides good, straight-forward dentistry. Hygienist Elaine always informs me of any gum issues, and the rest of the staff is […]
Barry S.
I needed a fast appointment for a broken crown. They accommodated me quickly and were on-time with appointment. Dr. Herron evaluated the problem and […]
Maryhele S.
Very Friendly staff! Knowledgeable! Caring! Sharing, which we need during Christmas and any time one visits the dentist.
Walter W.
My visit was actually pleasant. They're very caring about your comfort. The Dr. & her Tech treated me like we were friends.
Walter W.
I was pleased with the effort to help calm my fears of dinistry. I was very aqpprahinsive about the procedure. I thank them very much.
Ollie H.
Moises is a very thorough and professional hygienist
William J.
Quick and reliable
Athanasios T.
I love Dr. Tucker. She is amazing!! Patient and mindful of what you want.
Teresa B.
Will continue treatment and recommended services
Donald F.
Each and every time I visit, my experience has been a pleasant one. Here, people are caring, respectful and very professional! Keep up the good work!
Veronica F.
Very friendly and professional service.
David A.
A very warm and friendly atmosphere. The staff is always courteous and did a great job in easing my fears. I must have called the office a million […]
Telesia C.
My emergency was handled expeditiously and with alacrity. Different methodologies of treatment were discussed and my choice was implemented.
Michael P.
my visit was good especially the doctor he was kind and courteous and the lady who took my tooth out she was so nice I was scared at first l I didn't […]
Tanisha B.
Another great dental experience. Considering I've had a tooth pulled (and it was a difficult extraction), and a deep cleaning in the last 2 weeks, […]
Robert H.
DR Tucker and Monica are excellent,very professional.Nice experience.
Antoaneta F.
Dr Herren has excellent patient manners. And, it didn't hurt!
Russell P.
Dr Herring very pleasant and comforting making my crown replacement painless.
Sharon L.
Wonderful experience, always very professional and caring.
Rosemary P.
The doctors at Temple Terrace are very kind and considerate. They explained me every details that I want to know. They worked very carefully and […]
Yan W.
Short wait and professional and courteous care as always.
Judy A.
its been great having my kids seen and the staff has been great with both my kids and has been calming to them knowning that they were scared some […]
Shaun C.
Very friendly staff. Highly recomend them.
David A.
Great team work.
Hong G.
Very friendly dentist and staff.
Michael H.
Dr. Herron is an excellent dentist, I would highly recommend her to anyone.
Margaret C.
Temple Terrace Advanced Dental Care is Excellent
Evelyne K.
Everyone in the office is unbelievably nice, from the doctors to the women at the front desk. They really care about the health of your teeth and […]
Jenessa H.
Everyone is so nice and very professional.
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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 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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