Daily toothbrushing is essential to good oral health. It doesn’t, however, replace bi-annual professional dental cleanings. The best way to remove plaque and tartar from your teeth is through professional dental cleaning. Plaque and tartar buildup put you at risk of developing serious dental problems that can lead to losing natural teeth. Routine dental cleanings from Dhir Dentistry in San Diego, California cleanse your teeth of harmful bacteria that contribute to plaque and tartar buildup so you can enjoy healthier gums and teeth.
If your smile is important to you, you won’t neglect your bi-annual dental exams or cleanings. During a routine dental checkup, Dr. Sanjay Dhir will thoroughly examine your teeth, gums and jaw for signs of dental problems that need treatment. We’ll take X-rays, if needed, to check your bone structure beneath the gums where gum disease occurs. If you have dental issues, we can then consider options for treatment.
Our teeth cleanings entail removing plaque and tartar from your teeth and cleansing your mouth of harmful bacteria that can lead to gum disease. Dr. Dhir uses special dental tools to remove hardened plaque that your toothbrush isn’t able to. We’ll also polish your teeth to leave them smooth and shiny. Bi-annual cleanings are part of preventative dentistry to protect and preserve your teeth.
Lack of plaque removal can lead to all kinds of dental issues. Left unchecked, plaque can harden into tartar which can destroy the enamel of your teeth. The longer plaque and tartar remain on your teeth, the greater your risk of suffering from:
Through routine dental cleanings, Dr. Dhir can help you maintain good oral health and preserve the beauty of your smile.