Cleanings at our office are different than your typical at-home routine of flossing and brushing. During your cleaning, you will receive:
- Plaque and calculus (tartar) removal to prevent various gum diseases, including gingivitis and gum inflammation
- Teeth polishing to help remove plaque and stains
- Full mouth exam and a oral cancer screening
It is important to have your teeth cleaned by a dental professional every 6 months. Plaque and calculus can only be effectively removed by in a dental office with the use of specialized instruments and ultrasonic tools.