When Was the Last Time You Had Your Teeth Cleaned?
posted: Dec. 29, 2020.
How dental cleanings from your dentist in Colorado Springs, Colorado can help you enjoy a healthy smile.
Do you remember when you last had your teeth cleaned? If it has been over 6 months, it’s been too long! Regular teeth cleanings can make the difference between you enjoying a healthy smile, or having a smile affected by tooth decay or gum and periodontal disease.
Dr. Sheldon Golomb at Dental Arts Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado offers comprehensive dental care services, including preventive care like dental cleanings.
So, why are regular teeth cleanings so important? It’s a great way to control plaque and bacteria from causing damage to your smile.
Plaque contains millions of harmful bacteria that produce toxins that can destroy your teeth, your gums, and the bone that supports your teeth. Regular dental cleanings help to keep plaque and bacteria levels down, to protect your smile.
When you come in for teeth cleaning appointment, you may need x-rays and a dental examination, which typically take place once each year. Your dentist will diagnose any dental issues and develop a treatment plan to give you back your healthy smile.
Your regular teeth cleaning appointment can give you the perfect opportunity to discuss all of the latest preventive and restorative dental services. It’s also a great time to discover the world of cosmetic dentistry, to give you the outstanding smile you deserve.
During your cleaning, the dental hygienist will remove both soft deposits (plaque) and hard deposits (calculus or tartar) and polish your teeth to remove any stains or surface discolorations.
Your regular cleaning appointment is also a great time for you to learn about all of the latest tools and techniques to keep your smile healthy at home.
It’s never too late to start regular dental cleanings, along with x-rays and a dental examination to help keep your smile healthy. To find out more about the importance of regular professional teeth cleanings, call Dr. Sheldon Golomb of Dental Arts Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado at (719) 528-6441. Call today.