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Regular brushing and flossing is an important daily task in preventive oral health care, but it is only one preventive step. Having your teeth professionally cleaned by a hygienist plays a vital role in having and maintaining a healthy mouth. To completely eliminate plaque and tartar calcium deposits on the teeth, a professional dental cleaning is needed at least once, if not twice a year. At Boones Landing Dental Center, we use your time with the hygienist to remove harmful bacteria, evaluate the health of your gums, review brushing and flossing techniques, and discuss any additional preventive options that could elevate your oral health.
Advantages of Dental Cleaning
We can help you have better oral health, including teeth that will last you a lifetime. A professional dental cleaning can be an extremely advantageous part of your oral health routine. Your dental cleaning appointment will generally include the following:
Dental cleanings are frequently followed with a dental exam. Your exam will include digital x-rays, and a physical examination of your oral cavity to look for anything that indicates disease or the development of harmful tissue including an oral cancer screening.
A dental cleaning is an important preventive step in your oral health. There are many patients who neglect their regular cleaning appointments due time restraints or a general dislike of dental work. We want you to see you, contact us with your concerns and see what we can do to accommodate you. Preventing dental disease can save you considerable time in that chair and expense. For more information, contact our Wilsonville office at (503) 601-0610.