Dental Cleaning services cliffside park, fort lee, edgewater & nearby bergen county NJ & NY
Dental cleaning is a necessity not only for your teeth, but for your overall health. Many patients see their mouths as being a distinct entity from the rest of their bodies, but the truth is that when it comes to our well-being, everything is connected. Oral health problems can lead to diseases in other areas of the body, such as the heart.
Benefits of Dental Cleaning
The primary purpose of dental cleaning is to keep your mouth free of harmful bacteria. Not all bacteria are bad, but when we consume food, some of it gets stuck between our teeth and gums and leaves behind residue which serves as a breeding ground for bacteria. If the teeth are not regularly cleaned, this bacteria can begin to damage the teeth and gums which leads to bad breath, decay and ultimately tooth loss.Read More
Dental Cleaning | FAQ
Is dental cleaning painful?
It is unlikely that patients will find the dental cleaning procedure to cause any pain. You will of course feel the pressure during the scraping process but it is often not considered as a discomfort factor. However, in some situations such as when you are suffering from sore gums, you might feel slight discomfort but a topical numbing gel can be requested to make the process more comfortable for you.
Which type of dental cleaning should I go for?
There are two common types of dental cleaning procedures – regular cleaning and deep cleaning. For most of our patients, the regular variation is required where plaque, tartar, and stains will be removed from the teeth. The deep cleaning procedure (involving scaling and root planing) is usually only required by those who display signs of suffering from gum disease.
Can children undergo dental cleaning?
Yes, dentists can do dental cleaning for children even as young as 3 years old. However, it is best to visit a pediatric dentist who has the skills to keep the children calm and relaxed during the procedure so that the best results can be obtained.
About the Procedure
Professional dental cleaning involves three primary procedures, which are tooth polishing, tooth scaling and debridement. Tooth scaling involves the removal of plaque and calculus, which are responsible for causing inflammation. The tools typically used during this procedure are periodontal scalers. Tooth polishing is done to ensure that the surface of the teeth is smooth, which makes it harder for plaque to assemble. A prophy cup and polishing compound will be used for this purpose. Debridement also involves the removal of calculus and plaque.
Achieve the Best Results with Real Smile Dental!
Real Smile Dental offers cutting edge equipment which ensures that your teeth will be properly and thoroughly cleaned. During the dental cleaning procedure, we will also educate our patients on how to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Contact us today for more information or schedule an appointment with Dr. Rubinov.