Advanced Dental Clinic

Tarek Elzawahry, DMD   General Dentist

Welcome to our practice!

Advanced Dental Clinic first opened its doors in 1997.  For almost 20 years, we have been giving Bay County quality, affordable dental care in a family-focused environment.  With the latest technology and experienced, caring dental professionals, you'll love your smile again!

Call Today:

(850) 914-0550

Our Services

  • Adult Cleaning / Children Cleaning with Fluoride
  • Fillings with white Cosmetic Bonding
  • Periodontal treatment and follow-up (gum disease treatment)
  • Teeth whitening--in office or take home
  • Crown and bridges
  • Porcelain veneers
  • Dental implants
  • Root canal therapy
  • Denture--partial and complete
  • Extractions--regular and surgical
  • laughing gas available upon request
  • Referral to specialists

Meet the Team


Dr. Tarek Elzawahry--

Dr. Elzawahry is a graduate of Boston University.  He has almost 30 years of experience in general and cosmetic dentistry.  


His team of friendly, professional dental hygienists, assistants, and administrative members will give you a reason to smile.


OUR HYGIENISTS


Heather Retherford, RDH-- Heather has been with us for the past 10 years.  She is a registered dental hygienist with 15 years of experience. She is friendly, extroverted and will put you at ease.


Yvonne Cole, RDH--

Yvonne is quite the multi-tasker.  She has been with our practice for about 2 years.  Not only does Yvonne perform dental cleanings, she also helps get your dental insurance claims get filed timely so you can enjoy the most benefits from your plan.


DENTAL ASSISTANT


Linde Fritsch, CDA--

Linde is one of the original members of our team.  She has been with us since 1999. Linde is Dr. Elzawahry's right hand.  She assists him with all dental procedures as needed.  She is a graduate of Gulf Coast Community college.


ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM


Jodi Ahrens is our friendly front desk team member and scheduling coordinator.  Jodi always has a smile on her face and a can-do attitude. 


Hanan Elkomy is our business director.  She takes care of business behind the scenes.  She has been with us since opening day in 1997.  She holds a bachelor's degree from University of Florida and a master's degree from Florida State University.


Yes!  We're accepting new patients! Come in for a  consultation and we'll talk about your dental history, cosmetic goals, and more...


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Patient Forms


Hate paperwork? All those insurance codes? No worries!  We file your dental insurance claims electronically!  When you come in for your first visit, bring your insurance card with you.  We will get all the information needed to file your claim and give you an accurate estimate of what your insurance will pay.


. . . Because a beautiful smile is your best first impression.

  • Digital imaging (x-ray)
  • Computerized oral cancer screening
  • Root canal therapy using-- 

    -computerized measuring

    -rotary device

  • Electronic claim submission
  • Online appointments
  • Online appointment confirmation
  • Appointment reminder texts​

Latest Technology

Insurance Plans

​We are a preferred provider for most insurance plans, including:


  • Accident-related insurance
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Florida Combined Life
  • Humana (Compbenefits)
  • Metlife
  • Workman's Comp


Most PPO plans are accepted​​.  However, we are NOT a provider for HMO, Medicaid, or capitation plans.