It only takes twenty four hours for plaque that is not removed from your teeth to turn into calculus (tartar)! Daily home cleaning helps control plaque and tartar formation, but those hard to reach areas will always need special attention.
Once your periodontal treatment has been completed, your dentist and dental hygienist will recommend that you have regular maintenance cleanings (periodontal cleanings), usually four times a year. At these cleaning appointments, the pocket depths will be carefully checked to ensure that they are healthy. Plaque and calculus that is difficult for you to remove on a daily basis will be removed from above and below the gum line.
In addition to your periodontal cleaning and evaluation, your appointment will usually include:
Good oral hygiene practices and periodontal cleanings are essential in maintaining dental health and keeping periodontal disease under control!
Very happy with Dr. Sakaira and her friendly staff. We were looking for a dentist we could trust and found that with this office. We feel confident in the office and have found our long term dentist. 03/21/19
A.R. patient since 2019
I was treated with care and excellent dental procedures. This is a dental practice who seems to put the patients consideration first and foremost. -
April 9,2019 L.L, patient since 2013
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