Cleanings come in one of two categories… regular or periodontal.
Regular cleanings are for most patients who come regularly and have good home care where they’re brushing and flossing daily.
Periodontal cleanings are when there is buildup of hardened material around the teeth and gums that causes inflammation and then bone loss.
We are able to perform both types of cleanings at our offices by one of our skilled dental hygienists.
Our recommendations for home care are as follows:
If ALL of our patients brushed and flossed as we said we would likely go out of business, yet we want everyone to have excellent home care!