Posts Categorized: Ultrasonic scaling

Fighting Gum Disease With An Ultrasonic Scaling

If oral bacteria find their way under your gum line, you can face a potentially serious periodontal health problem if you do not act in time. Initially, you can experience gingivitis. While this might not be painful, it can still trouble you by causing your gum line to recede, or making your gums prone to… Read more »

The Benefits Of Dental Checkups

No matter how excellent of an oral health care routine you are keeping at home, no matter if you’re brushing and flossing twice a day, rinsing your mouth after every meal, etc. etc. there are still issues that arise that you might miss. This can leave you vulnerable to serious dental health issues. Scheduling regular… Read more »

Ultrasonic Vs. Manual Scaling: Which Would You Prefer?

When you visit your dentist for your biannual dental cleanings, he or she will scale your teeth. This is the part that makes many people uncomfortable, mostly because of the sound of the scraping of the scaling instrument against your teeth. It is the step during the cleaning procedure that comes before polishing. In the… Read more »

Have You Been Skipping Your Dental Cleanings?

Skipping your dental cleanings is not a good idea, especially if you are slacking on your oral hygiene at home, too. The reason we clean our teeth daily is to remove harmful bacterial plaque. If plaque isn’t regularly removed it will harden into tartar which can only be removed via a professional cleaning with special… Read more »

When Do You Need Ultrasonic Scaling?

The reason we visit the dentist bi-annually for a professional teeth cleaning is because plaque develops on our teeth daily. Plaque consists of harmful oral bacteria, saliva, acids created by the oral bacteria, and leftover sugars and food debris from foods and beverages. This mixture, when left on your teeth, causes tooth decay. That is… Read more »

What Can Restorative Dentistry Do for Your Smile? Part One

Have you noticed unfortunate changes in your smile, due to a lack of regular preventive care, poor dental hygiene, trauma to a tooth, underlying medical issues, or other circumstances? Many people are tempted to ignore dental symptoms like heightened sensitivity, chronic bad breath, and even discoloration, hoping the cause for the changes will go away… Read more »

Ultrasonic Scaling: The Future Of Dentistry?

Plaque accumulates on your teeth throughout the day. It’s inevitable. That plaque can actually turn into what’s called tartar: a hardened substance that facilitates gum disease and tooth decay, if you do not brush and floss routinely. You also need to scheduled dental visits to ensure your mouth is healthy. Unfortunately, gingivitis and more serious… Read more »