The Foundation of A Good Smile
Preventive care is essential for maintaining good oral health. At Carson Dental Care, our Carson general dentist Dr. Maria Cecilia Aluning, and our dental team provide regular cleanings and exams to help patients preserve their smiles. During your initial visit, our dentist will examine your mouth to evaluate your oral health and our dental team will thoroughly clean your teeth to improve and maintain your smile.
What Are Cleanings and Exams?
Dental exams are the starting point for any dental treatment plan as they allow your Carson general dentist to understand your smile and your level of oral health. During a standard exam, Dr. Aluning will utilize advanced dental technology, including iTero imaging and digital X-rays, to inspect and record every aspect of your oral cavity. Once she conducts a thorough exam of your teeth, she will develop a personalized treatment plan.
Professional dental cleanings involve our hygienist using handheld tools to remove bacteria-laden buildup from your teeth and gums. Professional cleanings are important because they remove the buildup in the areas a toothbrush or floss may not be able to reach. After your teeth are professionally polished and flossed, your hygienist will rinse them with a simple fluoride treatment, which will help protect your enamel from decay.
Benefits of Professional Dental Cleanings and Exams
Cleanings and exams aren’t just standard parts of your visit, they are the foundation of your oral health journey. Some of the benefits of professional dental cleanings and exams are as follows:
Oral Disease Prevention – Undergoing professional cleanings and exams regularly helps prevent dental issues such as tooth decay and periodontal disease.
Improved Oral Health – Regular cleanings help improve the health of your smile, boosting the effectiveness of your at-home oral hygiene routine.
Saves Time & Money in The Long Run – Professional dental cleanings and exams help our Carson dentist prevent problems or treat them early, saving you time and money on more costly and invasive procedures for more advanced issues.
Better Breath – Simple dental cleanings can help get rid of the bacteria that contribute to halitosis.