Teeth Cleaning

What Happens to Your Teeth if You Don’t Have the Dentist Clean Them?

Dentist Cleaning Teeth

In order to improve your oral health, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) recommends that you have a professional dental cleaning performed every six months. This type of cleaning reinforces the oral care regimen that you follow at home, which includes brushing, flossing, and the use of a mouthwash. Additionally, it provides a dental professional… Read More…

Plaque: A Comprehensive Guide

Dental Plaque: A Comprehensive Guide

Plaque is a colorless film that consists of sugars and bacteria. It is usually sticky and is consistently forming on our teeth. According to dental professionals, it is the main cause of gum disease and cavities. If it is not removed on a daily basis, it can harden. Once this occurs, it transitions into tartar…. Read More…

5 Habits That Can Compromise Your Dental Health

5 Habits That Can Compromise Your Dental Health

In order to optimize your dental health, it is imperative that you brush regularly, floss, use mouthwash, and visit your dentist at least twice a year to get a checkup and to get your teeth cleaned. Unfortunately, there are many habits that you may be engaging in that are compromising your oral health. In this... Read More...

5 Top Reasons Dentists Encourage Professional Teeth Cleaning

5 Top Reasons Dentists Encourage Professional Teeth Cleaning

The public has made a shift during the last decade about teeth cleaning and visits to the dentist. Advertising portrays sparkling white teeth acquired after several treatments, and although they look beautiful, it’s not the same as having teeth cleaned. Cleaning removes tartar and plaque. Even though the two items occur naturally in your mouth, without cleaning it causes gum disease and... Read More...