A teeth cleaning is a procedure used to remove plaque, tarter and bacteria from the teeth and gums that can lead to gingivitis, periodontal disease and tooth loss.
A typical cleaning is performed in three parts. First, an ultrasonic cleaner and water sprayer is used to remove plaque and tartar. Next, additional tartar is removed using a hand scraper. Finally, your teeth are cleaned and polished using a special kind of toothpaste.
Regular cleanings are important in order to ensure that you maintain a healthy smile. We can also detect problems in their very early stages so they do not develop into serious damage requiring expensive treatments.
Professional teeth cleaning can accomplish more than you can do at home with regular brushing and flossing. Preventing tartar build up helps protect you from gum irritation, gum disease, and tooth loss.
We are dedicated to preventing dental disease in our patients through ongoing and effective dental care. Our goal is to provide all the dental care and education you will need to achieve a healthy, beautiful, long-lasting smile.
If you are in need of a dental cleaning please contact our office at (210) 971-8989.