Professional cleanings (dental prophylaxis) performed by a dentist or hygienist form the foundation for preventing gum disease,gingivitis and tooth decay. In a professional cleaning, your dentist or hygienist will:
- Removing plaque: Plaque is a sticky substance that can lead to deposition of calculus and cavities resulting in tooth decay and gum problems.
- Removing Calculus: Calculus (tartar) is hardened plaque on the tooth that develops over a period of time in the absence of proper oral care. It can also lead to gum disease if it deposits below the gum line.
- Removing stains: Dental stains and discoloration are not only caused due to extrinsic factors like excessive use of beverages like tea, coffee, wine and tobacco stains from cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and chewing tobacco, but intrinsic factors too have share in tarnishing your lovely pair of teeth and needs professional dental help. We ensure that your teeth become bright, white and healthy after the cleaning session
- Polish: Cleaning and polishing of the teeth leaves the surfaces of the teeth clean and smooth so that bacteria are unable to stick to them.