Teeth Cleaning Near Me in West Jordan

Teeth Cleaning Near Me

The American Dental Association recommends that you should visit your
nearby dental office once every six months for dental exams and

There are different types of teeth cleaning procedures depending on
what your dental hygienist finds during a physical exam.

Teeth cleaning prevents bacteria populations from growing in your
mouth and causing dental disease.

We’ll tell you about the most common types of teeth cleaning
procedures you can expect at our dental office.

Prophylaxis Dental Cleaning

Prophylaxis dental cleaning is a preventive teeth cleaning procedure.
If your hygienist determines that you have healthy teeth, a prophylaxis
dental cleaning is sufficient to prevent disease. A prophylaxis cleaning
removes plaque and tartar from the front, back, and sides of teeth using
a dental scaler.

Scaling and Root Planing Cleaning

Also referred to as deep cleaning, scaling and root planing cleaning
involves cleaning your teeth and gum pockets in order to treat
gingivitis and moderate periodontitis. If you have advanced
periodontitis, you may require additional steps in your treatment.
Scaling removes plaque and tartar from the tooth’s surface and in the
gum pockets below the gum line.

Periodontal Maintenance Cleaning

For patients who have periodontal disease, routine periodontal
maintenance cleaning is important for teeth and gums to control
infection which in this case is not treatable.

Gross Debridement Cleaning

This is a heavy-duty teeth cleaning procedure suitable for teeth that
have huge amounts of plaque and tartar.

How long has it been since you last had your teeth professionally
cleaned? Speak to your dentist about teeth cleaning or set up a
consultation with us to plan your next teeth cleaning appointment.