Dental Cleanings

Service Chelsea, Revere, Malden and East Boston.

Your dental cleaning will include removal of plaque, tartar, calculus, stains and thorough teeth brushing.  We will use a scaler and small mirror to find and plaque and tartar from your teeth. This includes the gum line and in between teeth. Some patients are more prone to plaque and tartar build up. But, good dental care habits help to reduce and eliminate this issue.

Once your teeth are cleaned from plaque and tartar, an electric brush is used to clean your teeth thoroughly.  We will apply a special toothpaste that taste regularly but has a texture for efficient removal of stain . Afterwards, a professional flossing and rinse is followed. We may apply fluoride, if needed, for protection against tooth decay.

Why is dental cleaning important? 

Dental cleaning is important because it helps prevent plaque, tartar, and calculus build up. In all, it is a preventive measure against tooth loss, gingivitis, and periodontal disease. Your breath will also freshen from the removal of plaque and tartar.  Expect a brighter smile, too. The thorough teeth brushing removes surface stains caused by food and drinking staining drinks  like coffee,and wine.  You will also lower the chances of heart disease.  Now, isn’t that amazing?

What if I have dentures?

We can properly clean and adjust your dentures.

How would I know if I need fluoride?

A fluoride treatment will be determined during your visit.  Everyone’s situation is different and the best treatments for your needs will be recommended.

Will a dental cleaning remove stains?

Depending on the stain, it can be removed. Some stains may need other procedures like teeth whitening to correct. However, your dental exam and cleaning visit will determine the best choice. 

After my dental cleaning, how should I maintain my smile?

Teeth brushing and flossing at least 2 times a day is essential for a great healthy mouth  .  If you can do so in between meals, you will notice better results. Lingering food cause damage.  The sooner you remove it, the better. Avoid food and drinks that stain like coffee and candy.  Speak to us about professional teeth whitening.  It may be an option to help achieve the best results for an excellent smile.