River Family Dentistry takes great pride in going above customer expectations when it comes to teeth cleaning sessions. Our dental hygienists spend extra time to ensure that our patients' teeth are thoroughly cleaned in a gentle and relaxing atmosphere.
Teeth cleaning appointments at our dental office help keep most of the dental concerns at bay. Dental cleaning done by our professionals constitutes an important part of preventative dental measures, and the procedure involves eliminating the accumulated plaque and tartar from the teeth.
Even if we follow regular oral hygiene practices like brushing twice a day and flossing once daily at home, microbes, bacteria, plaque, and tartar can be left undisturbed at the hard-to-reach areas in the mouth. If they are gone untouched for long, this may lead to several severe dental problems. Regular teeth cleaning appointments at River Family Dentistry can help remove these microbes, tartar, and plaque, thus preventing most dental issues.
The Benefits of Dental Cleaning
- Plaque Removal: Regular brushing and flossing can't always remove all food debris and bacterial deposits from periodontal pockets. Tartar and plaque buildup above and below the patient's gum line can cause gum disease and periodontal issues. Professional teeth cleaning by dental hygienists using specialized equipment can help catch those damaging bacterial buildups and prevent dental diseases and emergencies.
- A Healthier Looking Smile: Dental stains and discoloration can affect the aesthetics of one's smile. Prophylaxis procedure during the dental cleaning procedure helps get rid of these unsightly stains and result in an aesthetic smile.
- Fresher Breath: Severe bad breath can indicate the onset of periodontal disease. When the rotten food particles that get accumulated below the patient's gum line get combined with the potential gangrene that arises out of gum infection can lead to bad breath. Teeth cleaning appointments at River Family Dentistry that involve the removal of plaque, calculus, and bacteria can improve halitosis and reduce gum disease.
Dental Cleaning - Procedure
At River Family Dentistry, we conduct dental cleaning in conjunction with regular dental checkups. After conducting a physical exam of the patient's mouth to detect the signs of dental conditions, we eliminate the accumulated plaque and tartar from their teeth and the gums using a scaler. The debris is removed from the teeth using water.
Afterward, the dentist flosses the patient's teeth to eliminate the plaque accumulated in between and on the surface of the teeth. A fluoride gel is applied to the patient's teeth to rinse the mouth after the teeth cleaning process to restore and strengthen the enamel.
If you would like to learn more about teeth cleaning, call River Family Dentistry at