Healthy teeth and gums deliver more than a great smile, they also support your overall health. Good oral hygiene and oral health reduce the risk of serious diseases, including heart attacks and strokes. Protect your teeth, gums, and health by scheduling regular dental cleanings and following a great at-home oral hygiene routine.
For people who have good oral hygiene habits, scheduling a cleaning every six months should keep your smile bright. Once in the exam room, one of our friendly registered dental hygienists will clean your teeth. This process includes:
After the cleaning, your teeth will look and feel their best.
In conjunction with your dental cleaning, either Dr. Petrone or Dr. Proctor will conduct a thorough examination of your mouth, teeth, and gums. They work with the hygienist to perform a variety of tasks including:
The goal of the dental exam is to identify problems as early as possible to minimize damage and provide corrective treatments and services that correct the issue.
At-Home Oral Hygiene
Good oral hygiene habits minimize the risk of gum disease and tooth decay and is the best way to keep your mouth healthy between cleanings.
At a minimum, you should:
There are other things you can do to promote healthy teeth and gums. These are:
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