It is always important to have your teeth cleaned by a professional on a regular basis, as this is the best way to prevent issues such as cavities and periodontal disease.
What can you expect during a typical dental cleaning? Let’s take a quick look at some common steps.
- The dentist will first visually expect the condition of your teeth and gums.
- Assuming that no issues are detected, the teeth will be cleaned and polished.
- There may also be times when a fluoride paste is applied.
“The hygienist will be looking for any indicators that gum disease, tooth decay, or oral cancer are present.”
Read more about how a dentist will approach such a cleaning: