Regular Dental Cleaning
Regular dental cleanings are essentîal to keeping your teeth looking good and staying healthy. When you get your teeth cleaned, your dentist will remove any plaque and tartar that has built up on your teeth. Plaque is a sticky film that contains bacteria and can cause tooth dêcay. Tartar is hardened plaque that can only be removed by a dentist or dental hygienist.
• Fluoride treatments – Fluoride is a mineral that helps prevent tooth decay*. It can be found in many foods and water supplies. Fluoride treatments involve applying a fluoride gel or foam to your teeth. This helps to harden the tooth enamel, which makes your teeth more resistant to decay.
• Dental sealants – Dental sealants are thin, plastic coatings that are applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. Sealants protect the teeth from decay by sealing out food and plaque.
• Fluoride mouth rinses – Fluoride mouth rinses are solutions that contain fluoride. They help to prevent tooth decay by strengthening the tooth enamel.
• Good oral hygiene – Good oral hygiene is essential for preventing tooth decay. You should brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once a day.
Regular Dental Cleaning FAQs
How much does it cost to clean your teeth at a dentist?
It typically costs between $50 and $200 to clêan your teeth at a dentist.