The Dental Cleaning Process | Smile Workshop Amarillo
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The Dental Cleaning Process | Smile Workshop Amarillo

[:en]Some people are still under the impression that a routine dental cleaning is purely for aesthetic purposes, but that has never been the case. While a dental cleaning will make your teeth look more appealing, the procedure is primarily recommended for the health benefits it provides to your teeth, mouth and entire body. Since your mouth is the primary entryway to your body, poor oral health can severely impact parts of your body you wouldn’t expect. Here is a full walkthrough of our dental cleaning process from your local dentist at Smile Workshop Amarillo.

Plaque and Tartar Removal

The first step in our cleaning process is removing the built-up plaque and tartar on your teeth. Removing plaque and tartar from your teeth will not only prevent tooth decay but also create a smooth surface that prevents further plaque from clinging to your teeth. Here at Smile Workshop, we use specially designed instruments to gently remove these harmful substances without damaging teeth or causing pain. We go back and forth between removing plaque from teeth and a water/suction technique that physically removes plaque from your mouth.

Teeth Polishing After Dental Cleaning

The second step of the dental cleaning process at Smile Workshop is teeth polishing to help you achieve your ideal smile. Using a rubber polishing cap, teeth polish and a motorized instrument, your local dentist will gently polish your teeth. The outcome of this process is a healthy looking smile that will look more appealing to anyone who sees you bear your pearly whites. Not only will it look more aesthetically pleasing, it also prevents plaque from clinging to your teeth by creating a smoother surface.

Dental cleanings will help you achieve your perfect smile that shines, sparkles and glistens. There are three different kinds of dental cleanings, and the one described above is a general cleaning designed for people with relatively healthy teeth. Depending on the state of your oral health, your dentist may need to be a bit more thorough with their cleaning and use a variety of techniques. Have any questions regarding our dental cleaning process? Call or schedule an appointment today!

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