What Does a Regular Professional Teeth Clean Involve?
Having your teeth professionally cleaned is important in reaching areas everyday brushing can miss. Your dentist will advise on how often you should have your teeth professionally cleaned.
- A dental hygienist will examine your mouth for signs of gum disease, which if present may require a deeper clean.
- Any tartar on the teeth will be removed before an electric brush is used to clean any remaining plaque.
- After a mouth rinse a fluoride treatment is applied to protect against cavities between cleanings.
"Fluoride will help keep your tooth enamel strong and may be applied in a liquid, gel, or even a foam form by your dentist."
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