SEVEN HILLS DENTAL
Family, Orthodontic & Implant Dentistry
Who knew plaque could be so dangerous? It only takes twenty four hours for the bacteria-filled gunk that accumulates on your teeth to turn into calculus (tartar)! Daily home cleaning helps control these issues but those hard-to reach areas always need special attention.
Your dentist and dental hygienist will recommend that you have regular maintenance cleanings (periodontal cleanings), usually four times a year. At these cleaning appointments, the pocket depths are carefully checked to ensure they're healthy with plaque or calculus that is difficult for most people at home remove on their own being removed from above as well below your gum line by an instrument called an ultrasonic function device.
In addition to your periodontal cleaning and evaluation, your appointment will usually include:
Good oral hygiene and regular dental checkups will help you to maintain your dental health. Maintaining a healthy gums can prevent periodontal disease from gaining momentum!