Routine oral hygiene at home is critical to keeping your mouth healthy. However, it's important to remember that brushing and flossing alone isn't enough. Brushing and flossing twice per day is great for removing debris and plaque from your teeth. Over time, tartar (calculus) collects on your teeth. These hard deposits can't be removed with a traditional toothbrush or floss. If left untreated, the tarter on your teeth may lead to gum disease.
Regular dental cleanings allow your dental hygienist to remove the hard deposits from your teeth and keep your gums and mouth healthy. Keeping regular is important to not only maintain a healthy mouth but a healthy life as well. Healthy gums serve as the foundation of your mouth, and is systemically linked to the rest of your body. For most people, a proper dental cleaning every six months does just that. For others, more extensive treatment is needed in the form of a deep cleaning and more frequent recare appointments. We will work to find a personalized treatment and maintenance schedule that fits within your lifestyle.
If it's been a while since your last cleaning, we can help you get back on track.
Call our office today at (616) 425-8892 to schedule your next cleaning.
Most people would benefit from a dental cleaning twice per year. If it's been longer than six months since you were last at the dentist, you are likely overdue. Give our office a call and we can help you get back on track.