As part of our commitment to providing comprehensive dental care, we offer teeth cleanings, deep cleanings, and periodontal maintenance. Teeth cleanings are an essential part of oral hygiene, and they help to remove plaque and tartar build-up. Deep cleanings are recommended for patients who have more advanced gum disease, and they involve removing bacteria and tartar from below the gum line. Periodontal maintenance is performed on patients who have been diagnosed with periodontitis, and it helps to control the infection and prevent further damage to the teeth and gums. If you have any questions about these services, or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please call our office today.
Dental Cleanings Q & A
You should have your teeth cleaned at least twice a year. Regular teeth cleanings help to remove plaque and tartar build-up, and they help to keep your teeth and gums healthy. If you have more advanced gum disease, you may need to have a deep cleaning done. A deep cleaning, or periodontal maintenance, is also recommended for patients who have been diagnosed with periodontitis.
If you do not have your teeth cleaned regularly, you may be at risk for developing gum disease. Gum disease is a serious infection that can damage the teeth and gums, and it can even lead to tooth loss. In addition, neglected plaque and tartar can lead to other health problems such as heart disease and stroke. It is therefore important to have your teeth cleaned on a regular basis to avoid these risks.
You should have your teeth cleaned at least twice a year. In some cases, your dentist may recommend more frequent cleanings. Regular teeth cleanings help to remove plaque and tartar build-up, which is a critical part of maintaining your dental health and preventing more serious health problems.
During a teeth cleaning, our dental hygienists will use special instruments to remove plaque and tartar from your teeth. They will also floss your teeth and polish them. This process helps to remove any surface stains and leave your teeth looking clean and bright.
A deep cleaning is performed on patients who have been diagnosed with periodontitis. It involves removing bacteria and tartar from below the gum line, and it helps to control the infection and prevent further damage to the teeth and gums.
Periodontal maintenance is the cleaning done on a patient who has had a deep cleaning. It is basically a regular cleaning, plus the removal of any tartar or plaque that has accumulated below the gum line since the last cleaning.