Posts Categorized: Dental Cleanings

What’s So Important About Routine Dental Care?

When we are growing up most of us are only told that we need to brush our teeth to prevent cavities. Of course, at a young age, that is all we really need to know, because no child wants a cavity! However, as we get older, routine dental care is about more than just cavities…. Read more »

Can You Prevent Dental Problems with Great Oral Care?

Do you ever wonder what more you could be doing to help protect your healthy teeth and gums? Perhaps you have struggled with dental problems in the past, and are worried that you will soon encounter oral health threats again. Whatever your motivation for learning more about preventive dental care, it is important to realize… Read more »

Questions To Ask During A Cleaning

For the most part, you probably think that your dental cleaning is a time for us to remove plaque from your teeth and to send you home with a squeaky clean smile. It’s true, the primary objective with this aspect of your preventive care is to get rid of the pesky plaque that sits on… Read more »

What to Expect: Your Cleaning and Checkup

Keeping your smile clean and healthy may feel like something that is completely your responsibility. To an extent, this is true – it is, after all, your decision to brush and floss every day and to pick up the phone and call us to schedule an appointment. However, our professional services contribute greatly to keeping… Read more »

Dental Cleanings: FAQs

Do you do your best to schedule your dental cleanings like clockwork but you occasionally wonder why you are bothering? Do you assume that visiting us once a year should be enough, so you sometimes ignore our suggestions to schedule twice-annual visits? We understand that you may feel that dental care is an important part… Read more »

A Dental Checkup And Cleaning Quiz

If you didn’t already know, your mouth is teeming with bacteria, good and bad. Studies have shown that 600+ types of bacteria can be identified in most everyone’s mouth, and the scientists are still counting. With this in mind, the environmental balance between the good and bad bacteria is imperative to a health smile. Your… Read more »

The Power of Professional Dental Cleanings

How often do you brush and floss your teeth every day? Hopefully you answered at least twice, which is the standard ADA (American Dental Association) recommendation. Now, how often do you attend a routine dental checkup and cleaning? The ADA also recommends visiting your dentist at least once every six months for regular professional maintenance,… Read more »

Are Six Month Dental Cleanings Really Necessary?

It’s so commonplace you probably don’t even question it: you visit the dentist every six months for a routine checkup and dental cleaning. Period. The American Dental Association recommends six month checkups, your dentist recommends them, and they’re probably an essential part of your dental insurance coverage or discount plan. You might be surprised to… Read more »