During your routine bi-annual visit to your dentist, commonly done preventive dental treatments include an oral checkup with x-ray, fluoride treatment and most of the time a professional teeth clean.
Benefits of Teeth Cleaning
Professional teeth cleaning or prophylaxis do make an impact on your oral and general health. Daily home brushing and flossing cleans surface plaque, dental cleanings visits by your dentist cleans toughen calculus (tartar) that are hard to remove with normal brushing:
- bright and clean teeth as stains that dull and discolor your teeth is removed
- prevent gum disease that can lead to early tooth loss and helps reduce your chances of potential bone loss, cardiovascular disease, strokes, cancers linked to inadequate oral hygiene
- detects early signs of problems such as broken fillings, fractures and oral cancer
- prevent and resolve persistent bad breath
You could reduce your dental expenses over the long run as early detection of teeth problems may be resolved with simple dental treatments such as dental fillings and fluoride treatment. Your dentist is able to check and compare your oral health state for any required immediate intervention
Oral checkup at BIDH dental clinic is complimentary. Teeth cleaning is economical and many insurance and companies have dental coverages for basic routine dental treatments.
Airflow Teeth Cleaning
What is Airflow teeth cleaning?
What are the benefits of air-flow cleaning?
- Air-flow cleans much faster in comparison with conventional rubber cups with pastes shortening treatment timings
- Studies shows it is more effective and non-abrasive as plaque and soft deposits are evenly removed from very tiny areas. It uses the gentle application of kinetic energy
- it causes less pain or discomfort because it does not use curettes and makes no noise.
When can we use air-flow for teeth cleaning?
It can be used for a variety of preventive and restorative dental treatments, some common uses of airflow include:
- Remove dental plaque and hence helps prevent gum diseases such as gingivitis or periodontitis
- Remove teeth stains
- Maintain dental implants
- Clean and open fissures for sealing
- Clean prior to bonding orthodontic brackets
Professional Teeth Cleaning FAQs
- Poor oral care from lack of brushing and flossing. Food debris therefore remains in your mouth leading to bacteria growth and odorous breath. Tooth decay and gum disease emanates unpleasant smells and bad tastes.
- Improper dentures cleaning leads to bacteria collecting on the prosthese that can cause bad breath
- Periodontal disease or gum disease
- Dry mouth condition or xerostomia occur from prescription medications or from certain medical conditions that affect the salivary glands.
- Tobacco products or smoking stains teeth and places you at risk for a host of diseases including bad breath.