Why Dental Cleanings are Necessary for the Health of your Mouth

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As you may know, it’s important for you to see your dentist regularly for professional dental cleanings. Regularly cleaning your teeth can help to prevent tooth decay and gum disease, which lead to a number of issues if left untreated.

You see, there are different types of dental cleanings that can be used to match a number of situations. For instance, a normal cleaning is referred to as a preventative cleaning. Typically, this cleaning is used to thoroughly clean your teeth and your gums. Similarly, if you have gum disease in its early stages, our team will use specially designed instruments to remove plaque and tartar from your mouth. Finally, we may recommend a deep cleaning for more advanced cases of gum disease, which can help reverse the problem.

Fortunately, there could be a few other benefits you should know about. Did you know that during a cleaning, our team will also examine your mouth for signs of trouble? Fortunately, this gives our team a chance to find issues with your smile, and to address them before they become serious and more expensive to fix. In other words, visiting our team for a cleaning can actually help you save money in the long run.

If you think you need to come in for a cleaning, please don’t hesitate to contact Scott J. Ferguson, DDS at 810-985-3301. Dr. Scott Ferguson and our team will examine your oral health and offer you any personalized advice you need. We look forward to helping you keep your confident smile on track!

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