Regular teeth cleaning prevents gum diseases and potential loss of teeth later.
Many people don’t realize the importance of having dental cleans regularly. There is often a misconception that brushing at home is all that’s needed to maintain good gum health.
Although good oral hygiene at home is very important, hard tartar (or dental calculus) cannot be removed without a professional clean on a regular basis and bacteria can cause irreversible damage to your gums and underlying bones.
Dental calculus is often found in the pocket or gap between the gums and the teeth. Initially, untreated tartar build-up will cause reversible gum infection (gingivitis). If it is not managed properly, it can cause bone loss and progress into severe periodontal disease (periodontitis). At Brunswick Dental Clinic, the tartar is removed with an ultrasonic scaler and hand instruments if needed.
For patients with periodontal disease, a bone chart is needed regularly to monitor the progression and overall prognosis. Deep periodontal debridement under local anesthesia are often required to clean tartar near the roots of the teeth. If necessary, laser therapy or surgical periodontal treatment may be required to achieve maximum healing.
Besides, not just to prevent or stop the progression of gum diseases, professional cleans can also get rid of staining caused by tea, coffee and red wine.
Signs that you may need a professional clean:
Visible tartar build-up
Painful or receding gums
Why Brunswick Dental Clinic
While Darren is experienced in providing dental hygiene and non-surgical periodontal treatment, Yasmin has received training in surgical periodontal therapy.
We use a variety of ultrasonic and hand instruments to complete the treatment. We provide a complete assessment and personalised treatment options in order to achieve a more successful clinical outcome.
Personalising our service to you is a very important part, and with your input, the staff at Brunswick Dental Clinic will design the perfect plan for your oral health.
Got any questions?
Ask our dental practitioners.
Let us discover how great your smile could be. Call us on (03) 9380-4736 or complete the form. We will contact you within one business day.
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