Even with a good oral routine at home it is still important to have your teeth professionally cleaned on a regular basis. A dental hygienist will usually be responsible for teeth cleaning. Key takeaways:
After an initial exam, a scaler will be used to remove any tartar, a hardened type of plaque.
An electric brush and a grainy toothpaste are used to deeply clean and polish the teeth.
The cleaning is completed with a mouth rinse and possibly a fluoride treatment to help prevent cavities."If evidence of gum disease is present, the hygienist will consult with your dentist who may discuss the possibility of a deeper cleaning process, also called a root planing and scaling."
Michael has a special interest in aesthetic dental implantology including the “teeth in a day” technique. He receives referrals from other dentists for implant surgery as well as bone and soft tissue grafting, and sinus lifting. He is also very experienced in smile makeovers, adult cosmetic braces and non-surgical facial aesthetics.
His interest in dental implantology stemmed from a course held in Harley Street in 2005. In the same year he deci…