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The Importance of Optimal Oral Hygiene

Maintaining optimal oral hygiene is crucial for your dental health and overall well-being. Poor oral hygiene can lead to dental problems, such as cavities, gum disease, and tooth loss. Moreover, studies have linked poor oral health to various health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, and respiratory problems. Regular dental cleaning is important to your oral hygiene because it removes accumulated plaque and tartar from your teeth and gums, helping you achieve and maintain healthy teeth.

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What is Professional Teeth Cleaning?

Professional teeth cleaning is a dental procedure that removes plaque, tartar, and other buildups from your teeth and gums. The process is typically performed by a licensed dental hygienist using specialized tools and techniques. Professional teeth cleanings in Edmonton helps prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other dental problems and can also remove surface stains from your teeth, resulting in a brighter, healthier-looking smile.

Reasons You May Need Teeth Cleaning:

  • It has been more than 6 months since your last teeth cleaning
  • Buildup of plaque and tartar on teeth
  • Bad breath or persistent unpleasant taste in the mouth
  • Bleeding or inflamed gums
  • Presence of deep gum pockets or gum recession
  • Smoking or tobacco use
  • Irregular or inadequate brushing and flossing habits
  • Frequent consumption of sugary or acidic foods and beverages
  • Previous history of gum disease or tooth decay

The Optimal Frequency for Teeth Cleaning

The frequency of teeth cleaning can vary depending on the individual’s dental health needs. Generally, it is recommended to undergo professional teeth cleaning every six months as a preventive measure. However, some individuals with a history of gum disease or other dental issues may need more frequent cleanings to maintain optimal oral health. Your dentist can recommend the optimal frequency for teeth cleanings in Edmonton and help you develop a personalized dental hygiene plan.

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“My family and I have been Dr. Kherani’s patients for over 30 years now. From day one, she has inspired confidence and has made us feel we are her priority whenever we see her. Whether it is cleanings, root canals, fillings, or crowns, she always makes sure we are comfortable and our appointments pain-free. I have a beautiful and healthy smile that brings me compliments wherever I go. I feel so lucky that my family and I have a dentist who has earned our trust”

– Chrisy B.

Benefits of Regular Teeth Cleaning:

  • Prevention of tooth decay and gum disease
  • Removal of plaque, tartar, and surface stains for a brighter smile
  • Fresher breath and a cleaner mouth
  • Early detection of dental issues, such as cavities or gum disease
  • Improved overall health
  • Cost-effective dental care
  • Prevent the need for more expensive dental procedures in the future

Your Complete Teeth Cleaning Journey

During a teeth cleaning in Edmonton, our dental hygienist will assess your dental health and examine your teeth, gums, and mouth. They will use specialized tools to remove plaque and tartar from your teeth and around your gum line. The hygienist will polish your teeth to remove surface stains and leave your smile bright and clean. Finally, they will recommend at-home dental care and schedule your next appointment.

Dr. Sholina Kherani of Davinci Smiles in Edmonton, AB

Why Choose Dr. Sholina for your Teeth Cleaning

Dr. Sholina Kherani, a respected Edmonton dentist with extensive training and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Alberta, leads Davinci Smiles with over three decades of expertise. Specializing in comprehensive dental care, she emphasizes the importance of regular teeth cleanings to maintain optimal oral health and a radiant smile. Dr. Kherani’s personalized approach ensures each patient receives gentle, thorough cleanings that prevent dental issues and promote overall well-being. Choose Dr. Kherani for exceptional dental care in Edmonton, where her dedication to patient comfort and lasting oral health shines through every treatment.

Teeth Cleaning FAQs

Can teeth cleaning whiten my teeth?

Teeth cleaning in Edmonton can remove surface stains, but it’s not a teeth whitening procedure. For significant whitening results, you may need professional teeth whitening treatments, which your dentist can discuss with you as part of your dental care plan.

How long does a teeth cleaning appointment typically last?

A standard teeth cleaning appointment usually lasts between 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the extent of cleaning needed and individual oral health factors.

Can I eat or drink after teeth cleaning?

It’s generally recommended to avoid eating or drinking for at least 30 minutes after a teeth cleaning appointment to allow fluoride from the cleaning treatment to fully penetrate the teeth and provide optimal protection against decay.

Schedule Your Consultation

At Davinci Smiles, we pride ourselves on providing personalized, exceptional dental care to our patients. Our owner and dentist, Dr. Sholina Kherani, leads our team of experienced dental professionals in delivering patient-focused treatments in a comfortable and welcoming environment. If you’re looking for top-quality dental care, we invite you to schedule a consultation for teeth cleanings in Edmonton.

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