Vivian Medina, DDS

Dr. Vivian Medina is a graduate of Creighton University. After working as an associate for several years, she opened a private practice in 1993.

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3630 Madaca Ln.,
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 264-0286
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Tooth-Colored Fillings Are the Restoration of Choice for Ballroom Dance Star Cheryl Burke
...In the Dear Doctor interview, Cheryl revealed that her teeth suffered from ineffective oral hygiene when she was younger...

Good Oral Hygiene Made All the Difference for Ballroom Dance Star Cheryl Burke
Growing up with a dentist stepdad, Cheryl Burke of Dancing with the Stars heard a lot over the years about the importance of good oral hygiene — in particular, the benefits of using dental floss...

Determining the Right Whitening Approach is Key to Brightening a Dull Smile
...Besides limiting consumption of stain-causing foods and maintaining daily oral hygiene, you can also diminish extrinsic staining with a bleaching application...

Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away
...But if you do have a tooth that can’t be saved, we promise we won’t remove it with an ice skate! The best way to prevent an abscess from forming in the first place is to practice conscientious oral hygiene...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Even if you are meticulous about your daily oral hygiene routine at home, there are plenty of reasons for regular checkups...

Dwight Howard: A Bright NBA Star With a Smile to Match
... Effective Oral Hygiene: Keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever, but also more challenging than ever...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
... Finally, maintaining excellent oral hygiene is a great way to avoid bad breath...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...taken-by=beyonce We’re happy that this clip highlights the importance of helping kids get an early start on good oral hygiene...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

Use the Same Prevention Strategy to Defeat Tooth Decay and Gum Disease
...For example, because of their coarse, abrasive diet and a primitive understanding of oral hygiene, their teeth had a rough go of it...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...” Seems like this savvy mom is on to something! Just because good oral hygiene is a must for your child’s health and dental development, that doesn’t mean it has to feel like a chore...

The 3 Top Causes for Tooth Sensitivity
...This is an infection caused by bacterial plaque, a thin film of bacteria and food particles that accumulates on the teeth due to poor oral hygiene...

To Prevent Tooth Decay, Practice Effective Brushing and Flossing
... If you would like more information on proper oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Take These Steps to Prevent Early Decay in Your Baby's First Teeth
...You should, for example, begin oral hygiene even before teeth come in by wiping their gums with a clean, damp cloth after feeding...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

3 Areas to Watch to Avoid Excessive Tooth Wear
...But the good news is they’re largely preventable through proper oral hygiene practices to remove bacterial plaque, the main trigger for these diseases...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
...That's why we're so pleased to see some NFL QB's setting great examples of… wait for it… excellent oral hygiene...

Take Steps to Treat Chronic Mouth Breathing as Early as Possible
Many things can affect your child’s future dental health: oral hygiene, diet, or habits like thumb sucking or teeth grinding...

Put an End to Bad Oral Habits to Slow the Rate of Tooth Wear
While tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease destroy more teeth than any other causes, both of these diseases are largely preventable with proper oral hygiene and dental treatment...

Although a Challenge, Chronically Ill Children Need Tooth Decay Prevention
...Chronically ill children are often at higher risk for tooth decay, most commonly due to challenges in practicing effective oral hygiene...

Take Steps to Reduce Mouth Acid and Avoid Dental Erosion
...Along with daily oral hygiene, restrict your consumption of acidic foods and beverages to meal times and cut back on between-meal snacks...

3 Ways to Protect Your Teeth in the Great Outdoors
...Just a few days of neglecting your regular oral hygiene can give bacterial plaque a chance to build up...

Don't Let Summer Heat Increase Your Risk of Dental Disease
...If you're undergoing cancer treatment, be extra vigilant about your oral hygiene practice and regular dental visits...

Take These Measures to Lower Your Child's Tooth Decay Risk
...That’s why you should begin oral hygiene as soon as you notice their first teeth...

Professional Whitening Offers an Effective Way to Restore Your Smile's Luster
... On your supermarket or pharmacy oral hygiene aisle you’ll find dozens of products promising to restore that lost luster, including toothpastes, whitening kits or even chewing gum...

Teeth Whitening: Know Your Options
There are many reasons why teeth may need a whitening treatment to achieve an appealing brightness: what we eat and drink, natural aging, genetics, and the lack of dedication to oral hygiene can all play a role in how we look...

What Tara Lipinski Does to Protect One of Her Most Valuable Assets - Her Smile
...Protect this invaluable asset with daily oral hygiene, regular dental visits and prompt treatment for disease or trauma...

Have Fun This Summer But Play it Safe for Your Dental Health's Sake
...”Oral hygiene...

4 Foods That May Help You Prevent Tooth Decay
...Sorry chocolate lovers! Of course, any of these and similar foods (like cow’s milk) should be considered complements to a comprehensive prevention approach that includes daily oral hygiene, limits on sugar and acidic food consumption and regular dental cleanings and checkups...

Keep a Lid on Sugar This Holiday for Healthier Teeth and Gums
...Don't neglect your oral hygiene...

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