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What our patients are saying

Since I moved to Florida from Puerto Rico, I was looking not just for a Dentist that speak Spanish, but a friendly staff. I got everything here. I recommend First Choice Dental Care 100%.

Gidget C

Dr. Matos and his entire staff are professional and friendly. If you want a dentist and staff that care about you, Dr. Matos is the best.

Star S

Friendly staff, and very pleasant visit!

Nicole K.

The best place to go for dental work. No real pain & a great staff. Will recommend to all.

Freddie P

Excellent Dentist and staff. Thank you.

Ronald B

The staff and Doctor are friendly and knowledgable. Loving family practice where they actually care about me as an individual not just a price tag. Thank you Dr. Matos and staff for years of amazing service.


The staff was pleasant and very helpful! The dental service, tooth extraction, was the best ever!

Michael P

Thank you for taking such good care of me and my teeth!

Terry S

Excellent visit. Really liked the new dental hygienist. She was professional, personal, prompt, and thorough. I always enjoy interacting with the ENTIRE staff at First Choice. Everyone makes me feel like they care and I am not just another appointment.

Richard F.

Staff was very friendly and on time. I would recommend friends and family there.

Caitlin L

I liked the dentist and the staff. Very friendly ...

Connor M.

Staff is very professional,friendly and helpful. The waiting time is nonexistent. I really recommend it.

Jose G

My husband and I really appreciate the care and professionalism of Dr. Matos and staff. We are transitioning our children from the pediatric dentist over to Dr. Matos also. We all left smiling once again!

Elizabeth L

Always friendly and very professional

Mitchell J.

I came in with a problem I wasn't sure could be quickly resolved. But it was and an overall pleasant experience and I have never said that about a dental visit. From the front desk, to dental assistant to the dentist, all were courteous and professional. I will definitely be returning for all future visits!!

Augustine L

Everyone was great. We got lost and were late but it was no big deal. Staff and the professionals were great ...

Miles M.

This is the friendliest dental staff I have ever been to. I've been going to Dr Matos for over 5 years ...

Dane L.

I am getting my smile back thanks to the compassionate and professional staff and a great Dentist! So glad I found you!

JoAnne J

Love Dr. Matos and his whole Staff. Dr. Matos gets the job done as quickly and efficiently as possible. His staff is great as well. He is the best Dentist we have ever had ! Do not hesitate to give First Choice Dental a try - you won't be sorry.

Mary S

Most gentle dental service I have ever received! Everyone in the office is friendly-made me feel comfortable.

Marylouise D

I appreciate the fact this office found a financial solution to dental needs.

Terah A

All personal are very professional and nice. You can always feel comfortable .

Beatriz B

Brigitte, the dental hygienist or technician was especially gentle and went over every detail with me beforehand. Been a patient of First Choice for many years and very satisfied at every visit.

Aileen B

The staff and Dr Matos are wonderful individuals. I enjoy going to the dentist because of them.


I wouldn't go anywhere else.

Jennifer C

Todos los integrantes de First Choice Dental Care, son personas muy amables y profesionales, por lo cual me siento muy contenta al poder referir a mis familiares y amigos. Deseándoles una Feliz Navidad y un muy prospero año 2015.

Esperanza M

Fantastic employees!

Gabrielle C

Been a patient for over 10 years and have been very happy with dr matos and the entire staff !


I felt comfortable from the time I opened the door to the time I closed it. Everyone is very professional, kind and considerate of your needs ...


Staff were extremely friendly and very accommodating to my needs of getting to work on time. Dr. Matos has an awesome, wonderful personality and I was completely at ease!


Thank you for your recommendation, last month, to have my teeth whitened. The results, yesterday, were better than expected and the cost was worth every penny. Thank you for an excellent job.

Wayne R

I received the best of care as always at First Choice Dental. They are always friendly and caring. Made me feel very comfortable during the 2 1/2 hrs I was there. They are the best!!

Sally E

It is like visting family or a friend;s house!!!! Everyone is always so nice and welcomming!!

Joey B

I love First Choice Dental! I have referred all my friends and co-workers to go to Dr Matos. He is more than a dentist, he is an artist and you can tell he sincerely cares about his patients.

Danielle A

Always great service from Dr. Matos and his staff.

Bradley R

Dr. Matos and staff are professional, friendly, and personalble. I've always had a positive experience at his practice, and can honestly say look forward to seeing them twice a year.

Douglas B

When U walk in the door Pam & the staff always give U a welcoming feeling. I had Sydney for my cleaning and she was excellent. U have to understand that I am very uncomfortable at the dentist but with Dr Matos and his staff they put me at ease with their kindness and professionalism.

Sharon G

I always have a Great visit at first dental. Very kind & professional. Love the staff recommend to all I meet.

Freddie P

Wow! I love the new Friday hygienist. She was personable, polite & informative. Also, I appreciated Amanda at the front desk helping me get in and out quickly. I am really excited that you have a new associate and I met her but can't remember her name, she's beautiful.

Jennifer C

Experience was terrific as it could be for a dentist visit. Dr. Matos and entire staff are A-ONE professionals

Kenneth C

Great dentist - great assistants - great people

Gary L

As usual a pain free experience. My teeth were cleaned by a competent friendly professional.

John C

Welcome to Your Family Dentist in Clearwater, Florida

First Choice Dental Care is proud to have served dental patients in Clearwater, Florida and surrounding areas since, 2003. As a respected dentist, Dr. Jose Matos and his dedicated team of dental professionals promise a caring, relaxed environment that promotes good communication and personalized dental care. This promise is supported by the latest dental technology and a staff that undergoes continuous training. If you are ready to have a good dental experience, we invite you to call (727) 474-0472. If you are a new patient make sure to check out our special offers and discounts.

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At First Choice Dental, we offer a comprehensive range of dental services that meet the needs of all family members. And we do it with a smile! Our main categories of services include:

  • Cleanings & X-rays
  • Gum disease therapy
  • Fillings
  • Extractions
  • Bonding
  • Sealants
  • Root Canals
  • Dental Emergencies
  • Cosmetic dental services
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Crowns
  • Dentures
  • Implants
  • Bridges
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Oral Cancer Screening

We always offer FREE consultations and second opinions for new patients who want to double check their diagnosis and better understand their oral health options. Office hours are Monday – Friday with special offices hours available upon request. 

Because your oral health is of the utmost importance, we work with patients to offer flexible financing options and accept many popular dental insurance plans. We invite you to call to see if we accept your plan and discuss what treatment options are available. (727) 474-0472

Smile! You’re in good hands with First Choice Dental Care