Dental Hygienist Teeth Cleaning Smart Smile Dentistry, Gainesville, FL

Basic oral hygiene instructions.

Good oral hygiene requires teamwork between you and your Gainesville, Florida general dentist. On our end, we will see you twice a year to remove surface stains and tartar from your teeth and give you a good foundation with which to work. You play your part by following our oral hygiene instructions to prevent plaque and bacteria from wreaking havoc on your oral health. At Smart Smile Dentistry, patient education is a priority, and we will take all the time necessary to offer oral hygiene instructions at your next appointment.

Basic teeth flossing instructions.

Flossing is a key component of keeping your gums healthy and free of inflammation, and you should do it at least once daily to remove plaque and food particles from between the teeth. Take about 18 inches of floss and wrap the ends around your middle fingers, leaving a couple of inches in between. Using your index fingers, gently guide the floss between the teeth and all the way down to the gumline, carefully scraping the edge of each tooth. Switch to a new section of floss when you move on to the next tooth.

Basic teeth brushing instructions.

You should brush a minimum of twice daily with a fluoride toothpaste approved by the American Dental Association. Holding your soft-bristled toothbrush at a 45-degree angle, clean all tooth surfaces with small, circular strokes, paying careful attention to the gumline area where plaque frequently collects. Also, don’t forget to brush your tongue, which harbors bacteria and is often the source of halitosis. Your dentist at Smart Smile Dentistry in Gainesville, FL may also recommend that you finish off your oral hygiene regimen with an anti-plaque or anti-cavity mouth rinse.

Contact Smart Smile Dentistry.

Smart Smile Dentistry can help you with your total oral hygiene. Contact our dentist, Dr. Samant DDS at Smart Smile Dentistry and in our Gainesville location today at (352) 376-5120 to schedule your appointment.


Smart Smile Dentistry | 4404 NW 36 Ave | Gainesville, FL 32606 | (352) 376-5120 – Map

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🌟Staff Introduction🌟
Meet Kelly, our amazing Office Manager & Treatment Plan Coordinator! 
Kelly has been with Dr.Samant for over 8 years! Kelly’s favorite part of Dentistry is the feedback from the patients. Knowing that she can make a difference in a patients visit goes a long way, she says. 
In her free time, Kelly enjoys spending time with her Husband and their two daughters. “We love to explore the world and do activities for them to keep their little minds stimulated.” 
In 3 words she describes herself as - passionate, organized, and energetic! 
Come see Kelly and Dr. Samant for a consultation for any of your dental needs! 😁🦷

🌟Staff Introduction🌟
Meet Kelly, our amazing Office Manager & Treatment Plan Coordinator!
Kelly has been with Dr.Samant for over 8 years! Kelly’s favorite part of Dentistry is the feedback from the patients. Knowing that she can make a difference in a patients visit goes a long way, she says.
In her free time, Kelly enjoys spending time with her Husband and their two daughters. “We love to explore the world and do activities for them to keep their little minds stimulated.”
In 3 words she describes herself as – passionate, organized, and energetic!
Come see Kelly and Dr. Samant for a consultation for any of your dental needs! 😁🦷

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Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours! 🍁🦃 We hope you have a filling and safe Holiday! ☺️ 

Our office will be closed early today at 1pm and 11/25 all day. We will be back opened on Monday November 29th for normal hours.

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours! 🍁🦃 We hope you have a filling and safe Holiday! ☺️

Our office will be closed early today at 1pm and 11/25 all day. We will be back opened on Monday November 29th for normal hours.

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🌟Staff Highlight🌟 
Meet Preslee, one of our Dental Assistants! 
Preslee’s favorite part about Dentistry is seeing the Patients fall in love with their smile.☺️ With her free time, Preslee enjoys spending time with her 2 kids and being anywhere near the water! 
In 3 words.. (or more🤪) she describes herself as - loud (like really loud), outgoing, life of the party. 
Preslee keeps our team rolling and is happy to help you at your next visit! 💛#dentalassistant#smartsmiledentistry#staffhighlights#smile

🌟Staff Highlight🌟
Meet Preslee, one of our Dental Assistants!
Preslee’s favorite part about Dentistry is seeing the Patients fall in love with their smile.☺️ With her free time, Preslee enjoys spending time with her 2 kids and being anywhere near the water!
In 3 words.. (or more🤪) she describes herself as – loud (like really loud), outgoing, life of the party.
Preslee keeps our team rolling and is happy to help you at your next visit! 💛#dentalassistant#smartsmiledentistry#staffhighlights#smile

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🌟STAFF HIGHLIGHT🌟 
Meet Leanne, our Administrative Assistant and Insurance Coordinator! 
Leanne’s favorite part about dentistry is observing how happy patients are with their final results. She says, “I remember the unexplainable feeling I had when I first saw myself in the mirror after having my braces removed - pure bliss.” ☺️ 
In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her kids. “We never sit still when they’re around.” Leanne also enjoys spending time around her son, Brady’s grave - “it’s very calming.”
In 3 words, Leanne describes herself as: Happy, Grumpy, Sleepy. (She related to the 7 dwarfs) 😋 

Leanne is a huge asset to our team and is ready to help you with any insurance questions you may have! 🦷❤️
#insurancecoordinator#smartsmiledentistry#staffhighlight

🌟STAFF HIGHLIGHT🌟
Meet Leanne, our Administrative Assistant and Insurance Coordinator!
Leanne’s favorite part about dentistry is observing how happy patients are with their final results. She says, “I remember the unexplainable feeling I had when I first saw myself in the mirror after having my braces removed – pure bliss.” ☺️
In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her kids. “We never sit still when they’re around.” Leanne also enjoys spending time around her son, Brady’s grave – “it’s very calming.”
In 3 words, Leanne describes herself as: Happy, Grumpy, Sleepy. (She related to the 7 dwarfs) 😋

Leanne is a huge asset to our team and is ready to help you with any insurance questions you may have! 🦷❤️
#insurancecoordinator#smartsmiledentistry#staffhighlight

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Such sweet goodies from our VIP patient! 😍⭐️🦷

Such sweet goodies from our VIP patient! 😍⭐️🦷

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Maxillary hybrid denture by Dr.Paivi Samant #prosthodontist #hybriddenture

Maxillary hybrid denture by Dr.Paivi Samant #prosthodontist #hybriddenture

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Before and after photo by Dr. Paivi Samant of anterior crown #prosthodontist #anteriorcrown

Before and after photo by Dr. Paivi Samant of anterior crown #prosthodontist #anteriorcrown

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Before and after photo by Dr.Paivi Samant #prosthodontist

Before and after photo by Dr.Paivi Samant #prosthodontist

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Before and After photo by Dr.Paivi Samant

Before and After photo by Dr.Paivi Samant

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