Why Get A Professional Dental Cleaning?
A dental cleaning (Prophylaxis) is an important dental treatment for stopping the progression of gingivitis and periodontal disease. We offer more advanced treatments with Scaling and Root Planing (Deep Cleaning).
- Plaque removal. Tartar (also referred to as calculus) and plaque buildup, both above and below the gum line, can result in serious periodontal problems. Unfortunately, even with a proper home brushing and flossing routine, it can be impossible to remove all debris, bacteria and deposits from gum pockets. The experienced eye of a dentist or hygienist using specialized dental equipment is necessary to catch potentially damaging buildup.
- A healthier looking smile. Stained and yellowed teeth can dramatically decrease the esthetics of a smile. Cleaning is an effective treatment in ridding the teeth of these unsightly stains.
- Fresher breath. Bad breath (or halitosis) is generally indicative of advancing periodontal disease. A combination of rotting food particles (possibly below the gum line) and potential gangrene stemming from gum infection, results in bad breath. The routine removal of plaque, calculus and bacteria at our facility can noticeably improve halitosis and reduce infection.
We recommend that cleaning be performed twice annually as a preventative measure, but should be completed every 3-4 months for periodontitis sufferers. It should be noted that gum disease cannot be completely reversed, but cleaning is one of the tools our hygienists can use to effectively halt it’s progression.
A Clean Healthy Smile is the Key To Overall Health.
We provides exceptional care to improve your oral health. Contact us for more information.