While nothing can replace a thorough, daily hygiene regimen at home, it is highly recommended that you see your dentist every six months for a professional cleaning from a dentist or dental hygienist. A highly-skilled hygienists will not only clean your mouth, teeth, and gums thoroughly, but they will also make it a pleasant experience. Technology and dental advancements have provided your hygienist with tools to do the job better than ever before. For example, the Air Powder Polisher provides maximum effectiveness in stain removal and will leave your teeth whiter than they have ever been. Also, the Ultrasonic Scaler promotes healing by killing bacteria colonies at the source. These sophisticated tools are just representative of what is currently available to provide maximum effectiveness with minimum pain.
If cleanings such as these are conducted every six months or so, it will provide powerful help in avoiding gum disease and tooth decay. The use of scaling, root planing, and polishing will complement your home hygiene routine.