Posts Categorized: Ultrasonic scaling

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 »