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What Does a Dental Cleaning Involve?

Posted on 9/25/2023 by Evan
What Does a Dental Cleaning Involve?A dental cleaning sounds like a scary process for most people. For others, it is a painless and simple process. However, it is important to understand this intricate process and to understand its benefits. Let us immediately dig into it.

What it involves

A dental cleaning is performed by an experienced dentist. The first process that takes place once you visit your dentist for a cleaning is an examination. The dentist will examine how your teeth and gums for any signs of gum problems or any other potential concerns. If there is no major issue, the dentist carries on with the following steps

Removing Plaque and tartar

Dentists use a small mirror that guides them as they clean their teeth. The plaque that might have built up along your gumline is cleaned as well as in between your teeth. This prevents the occurrence of gum diseases and bad breath.

Gritty toothpaste cleaning

After your teeth are plaque and tartar-free, the orthodontist brushes them with a high-power electric brush. This might sound scary because the brush produces a grinding noise, however, it is a very good way to remove tartar that is left on the scaler. This process involves the use of toothpaste with a gritty consistency that scrubs your teeth. This cleaning should be done at least twice a year.


The methods mentioned above are just some examples of dental cleaning procedures. Other methods have not been mentioned including fluoride treatment, rinsing, and expert flossing. If you visit our dentists, you are however assured of quality treatment and in addition to that, they take you through the various procedures that are going to be carried out on you before it is done. Contact us today and book an appointment.
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