Dental Cleanings in Asheville, NC
A dental cleaning is a treatment performed to thoroughly clean the teeth and gums to help prevent or stop the progression of gingivitis and periodontal disease. There are three main types of dental cleanings: prophylaxis cleaning, scaling and root planning, and gross debridement. While they all accomplish essentially the same thing – cleaner teeth – they are performed differently and for different reasons. Upon your first visit, we will determine the type of cleaning needed for you as an individual through evaluation and data collection.
Why Get Routine Dental Cleanings?
Routine dental cleanings help to prevent the progression of disease within the gum and/or bone. Data collected at each visit is monitored and recommendations are provided to help maintain good oral health.
How Often Should You Have A Dental Cleaning?
It is recommended to have a dental cleaning every six months, however, there are circumstances that require more frequent appointments.
Benefits Of A Dental Cleaning:
- Gum disease prevention
- Stain removal
- Bacteria reduction
- Prevention of halitosis (bad breath)
- Save money through early detection and treatment
- Patient education