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What Is Deep Teeth Cleaning?

Posted on 1/2/2024 by Weo Admin
Image of a woman smiling, at Masci, Hale & Wilson Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry. Maintaining good oral hygiene goes beyond regular brushing and flossing. Deep teeth cleaning, also known as scaling and root planing, is a vital aspect of comprehensive dental care that can significantly contribute to a healthier smile.

The Benefits of Deep Teeth Cleaning

Deep teeth cleaning is essential in preventing the progression of gum disease. Some of its benefits include:

Stops Gum Disease

Deep cleaning halts the progression of gum disease. By removing plaque and tartar buildup below the gumline, the procedure helps prevent the development of gingivitis and more severe periodontal conditions.

Fights Bad Breath

Persistent bad breath can often be attributed to bacteria in areas of the mouth that are difficult to reach. Deep cleaning eliminates these bacteria, addressing the root cause of bad breath and promoting a fresher, more confident smile.

Protects Roots of Teeth

As plaque accumulates, it can extend below the gumline, affecting the roots of the teeth. Deep cleaning not only cleans the visible surfaces but also targets the areas beneath the gums, protecting the roots and preserving the overall structural integrity of the teeth.

Promotes Healthy Gums

Healthy gums are crucial for maintaining optimal oral health. Deep cleaning promotes gum health by reducing inflammation. This prevents the progression of gum disease, contributing to the overall well-being of your teeth and gums. Additionally, healthy gums can prevent other health complications, such as heart disease.

Prevents Tooth Loss

By addressing gum disease and protecting the supporting structures of the teeth, deep cleaning plays a pivotal role in preventing tooth loss. Preserving the health of the gums and underlying bone is essential for maintaining a strong foundation for your teeth.

Incorporating deep cleaning into your oral care routine is a proactive step toward a healthier smile. Regular dental check-ups and discussions with our dentist can help determine the frequency of cleaning needed for your specific dental health requirements. Remember, a commitment to preventive care today ensures a brighter and healthier smile tomorrow.

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