Dental Cleaning - What Is It and What Are the Benefits?

Dental Cleaning - What Is It and What Are the Benefits?

Posted by Dr. Robin Mells on Aug 25 2021, 04:46 AM

Dental practitioners recommended that you brush your teeth twice a day and floss regularly. If you do, you may be wondering whether these teeth cleaning habits are enough to keep you safe from plaque deposits and cavities and maintain your dental health. 

The truth is that while brushing and flossing help prevent dental problems, plaque or tartar buildup may still develop, especially in the areas that are difficult to reach. 

Keep reading to learn more about the dental cleaning process and the services we provide at the office of Dr. Robin Mells, DDS, in San Jose, California. 

What Is Dental Cleaning?

Regular dental cleanings are one of the best ways to prevent cavities and gum diseases.  

A dental hygienist or a dentist using professional dental cleaning tools can reach all those hard-to-get areas and clean your teeth thoroughly.

At the office of Dr. Robin Mells, DDS, in San Jose, California, we provide quick and painless dental cleanings using advanced dental cleaning tools and procedures like tooth scaling, tooth polishing, and debridement to loosen and remove any unwanted deposits from your teeth. 

The Dental Cleaning Procedure

Before the actual cleaning, we will examine your entire mouth. Using a small mirror, we will check for any signs of gingivitis or other potential concerns. 

During the dental cleaning process, all the plaque and tatar in between your teeth and around the gum line will be removed using a scaler. 

When your teeth are plaque and tartar-free, the next step is using a professional cleaning toothpaste and a high-powered electric brush for deep cleaning. 

The last step is the fluoride treatment, which will strengthen your teeth and prevent bacteria formation. 

Benefits of Dental Cleaning

  • Prevents cavity formation
  • Helps prevent tooth loosening and tooth loss
  • Gives you fresh breath
  • Helps boost oral health
  • Brightens your smile

Dental cleaning is a 100% safe and painless procedure. Along with a daily at-home cleaning routine that includes brushing and flossing, a professional cleaning twice a year from an expert dentist can do wonders for your dental health.

Dr. Robin Mells, DDS, offers expert dental services including dental cleaning procedures in San Jose, California. For more details on how a dental cleaning can help improve your smile, call (408) 243-4216. You can also schedule an appointment online or visit us at 251 O'Connor Drive Suite #3, San Jose, CA 95128.

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