preventive cleanings

A woman having her teeth cleanedMost commonly known as a ‘cleaning,’ a dental prophylaxis is a preventive procedure performed on people with good periodontal health to remove dental plaque, calculus and stains at and above the gumline. This procedure is designed to help people maintain good health and reduce their risk of developing periodontal disease.

This appointment is performed by our gentle dental hygienists and includes a complete periodontal (gum) assessment and information on keeping your health in excellent condition. We’ll answer your questions and recommend any products or techniques that would be helpful for your unique needs.