Fort Wayne Veneers and Implants

Dental Cleanings

Routine dental cleanings are important to maintaining good oral hygiene. Professional cleanings by a dental hygienist can remove mineralized plaque or tartar. Tartar may develop even with careful brushing and flossing, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. Regular recalls are recommended to maintain a healthy smile.
 
How it's done
You can expect your dental cleaning to last approximately an hour for adults and thirty to forty minutes for children and teens.  A licensed dental hygienist will clean your teeth.  Dr. Cooper will then perform a thorough examination of your mouth.  There are two important steps to a dental cleaning. The first step is scaling the teeth. The hygienist will remove the plaque and tartar from all tooth surfaces, both above and below the gum line.  This can be performed with hand instruments or an ultrasonic scaler, depending on the preference of the hygienist. The procedure is completed by polishing and flossing the teeth.
Our hygiene staff prides themselves in giving you the best treatment and patient education possible.