Teeth cleanings are simple, harmless, and will leave you with minty fresh results. There are five painless steps during this dental process.
1. Dental exam
Your dental hygenist will examine your teeth and gums by using a small mirror to check for any signs of gingivitis or other diseases. If any major issues are detected, the dental hygenist and the dentist will evaluate and proceed.
2. Plaque and tartar removal
To remove all the plaque and tartar around your gum line and in between your teeth, your dental hygenist will use a scaler. A scaler is otherwise known as a plaque scraper. The more buildup you have, the more they'll need to scrape a particular area. Brushing and flossing prevent plaque from hardening into tartar and this can only be removed at your dentist's office.
3. Toothpaste cleanse
After the plaque and tartar removal, the hygenist will brush your teeth with a high-powered electric toothbrush. This is an excellent way to deep clean and removes any leftover tartar from the scaler.
4. Professional flossing
It's best to have a professional flossing session during your visit. We can get in between your teeth and locate those trouble spots where your gums have the potential to bleed. Having our hygenist floss your teeth can also remove any leftover plaque or toothpaste. We can also give you tips on how to floss at home.
The final step would be to wash and rinse out your mouth to get rid of any remaining derbis.
Teeth cleanings help prevent and control gum disease and tooth decay. We encourage you to make regular oral checkups a priority in your dental plan to maintain a healthy smile. Book your next appointment with us at HospitalityDental.com today!