This involves the removal of plaque from teeth to help prevent cavities or caries. Gingivitis and periodontal disease are the leading causes of many serious diseases. People should routinely clean their own teeth by brushing and flossing. Dental hygienists remove the tartar or hardened build up that are not removed by routine flossing and brushing.
A professional teeth cleaning twice a year can help improve your dental health and it gives us the opportunity to check your mouth and teeth for any problem areas that could eventually impact your health.
During a teeth cleaning appointment a Somos Dental hygienists will: