Maintaining good oral health is essential for overall well-being. Dental hygiene plays a crucial role in preventing gum disease, tooth decay, and other common dental problems. One of the procedures that can help improve your dental hygiene is teeth scaling.
Teeth scaling is a professional dental cleaning procedure that involves removing plaque, tartar, and stains from the teeth and gumline. It is a non-surgical procedure that is typically performed by easily by one of our dental hygienists or dentists. These are five benefits of to keep your teeth and smile bright.
Prevents Gum Disease
Gum disease is a common dental problem that affects millions of people worldwide. It is caused by the buildup of plaque and tartar on the teeth and gums. Gum disease can lead to tooth loss, gum recession, and other serious dental problems. Teeth scaling helps remove the buildup of plaque and tartar, which can prevent gum disease.
Remove surface stains caused by smoking, drinking coffee, tea, and red wine. These stains can be difficult to remove with regular brushing and flossing. Special tools are used to remove these stains, leaving your teeth looking brighter and whiter.
Bad breath can be caused by a buildup of bacteria in the mouth. This can be due to poor dental hygiene or gum disease. Teeth scaling can remove the bacteria and plaque that cause bad breath, leaving your mouth feeling fresher and cleaner.
Detects Dental Problems Early
A dental professional will examine your teeth and gums for any signs of dental problems. This includes cavities, gum disease, and oral cancer. Detecting these problems early can help prevent them from getting worse and can save you from more extensive dental procedures down the line.
Improves Overall Oral Health
Teeth scaling is an important part of maintaining good oral health. By removing plaque, tartar, and stains from your teeth and gums, this practice can help prevent dental problems and improve your overall oral health. It is recommended that you get this done every six months to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
Temple Family Dentistry recommends teeth scaling as a valuable dental procedure that can help prevent gum disease, remove stains, improve breath, detect dental problems early, and improve overall oral health. If you haven’t had teeth scaling done in at least six months, schedule an appointment with your Temple Family Dentistry today.