Prophylaxis (Teeth Cleaning)
A dental prophylaxis is a thorough cleaning on relatively healthy teeth for the prevention of periodontal disease. This is usually recommended twice a year and performed at your dentist’s office.
After active periodontal therapy, whether surgical or non-surgical, regular periodic maintenance care is essential to stabilize your periodontal disease. Periodontal maintenance is usually done at 3-4 month intervals, depending on the stability of your periodontal condition.
Teeth Cleaning includes:
Even with a proper home brushing and flossing routine, it can be impossible to remove all debris, bacteria, and deposits. Regular cleanings help maintain oral health and catch what daily cleaning cannot. This includes: