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Why Dental Cleanings Are Essential

Posted on 11/22/2021 by East Village Dental Centre
Why Dental Cleanings Are EssentialDental cleanings are a great way to maintain your teeth and gums. They can be an important part of maintaining oral health and preventing cavities, gum disease, and tooth loss. Regular dental checkups allow for any issues in the mouth to be found before they become too serious or harmful. Dental cleanings also help identify other health problems like diabetes or cardiovascular disease that you might not otherwise detect without a thorough mouth examination.

Dental cleanings help prevent tooth decay and gum disease

Dental cleanings help prevent tooth decay and gum disease. According to the American Dental Association, dentists recommend that adults visit their dentist every six months for a thorough cleaning and check-up. If you have diabetes, however, it is recommended that you go more frequently than this—every four months or every three months, depending on your specific situation.

A thorough cleaning is often the best way to prevent gum disease, leading to tooth loss if left untreated. It also helps remove plaque and tartar—the two main causes of cavities. If you have diabetes, this treatment becomes even more important because undiagnosed or uncontrolled high blood sugar can lead to gum disease.

Dental Cleanings Help Maintain A Healthy Smile For Life.

A dental cleaning is a preventive treatment that can help keep your gums and teeth healthy for life. We check to see if you have any signs of gum disease or other issues with your oral health during the osteopathic exam. If necessary, we will perform scaling on areas around the roots of the teeth where plaque has been stuck, causing inflammation and pain. Our goal is to make sure that your teeth remain healthy, with no signs of gum disease or other oral health issues, for as long as possible!

A dental cleaning helps remove any plaque and tartar buildup on the surfaces of your teeth and under your gums, causing them to become inflamed. Dental cleanings also help prevent gum disease, leading to gingivitis and, eventually, tooth loss.

We hope this blog post has given you the information needed to make an informed decision about your oral health. Remember that dental cleanings are essential, and if there is anything we can do for you in addition to our regular treatments, please let us know! Ask any questions or comment below; we would love to hear from you.




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