About Dental Cleanings
In order to properly preserve teeth and gums and secure optimal oral health, a comprehensive dental cleaning is suggested at least twice a year. During a cleaning, the meticulous dentists at Cosmetic Dental Associates in Houston, Texas will use professional-grade equipment to provide the cleaning of a lifetime. They not only clean the visible surfaces of the teeth and gums, but below the gum line where at-home care just can’t reach. Removing this bacteria and debris prevents issues, such as cavities, gingivitis, and other oral conditions. Afterwards, a patient will be left with an unbelievably clean feeling, along with a more dazzling smile.
Dental Cleanings Reviews
"Just a routine cleaning, but handled with no issues. "- A. / Demandforce / Jan 14, 2010
"Kelly did a great job cleaning my teeth, and was a warm and engaging prescence. Spiker was his usual totally competenet and supremely knowlegable self, treating my teeth as if he had grown them himself. "- M. / Demandforce / Feb 17, 2010
"Everything was wonderful and I liked Nicole's cute sense of humor. And thanks to Dr. Davis for getting the glue out of another crown that had been done yrs ago by someone else. Talk about service! Kelly's cleaning was also excellent. "- L. / Demandforce / Feb 23, 2010
"My cleaning was so gentle but so effective. I got a compliment on my smile at the grocery store. "- S. / Demandforce / Feb 24, 2010
"Fantastic service and the most gentle cleaning. "- C. / Demandforce / Jul 07, 2010
What to Expect
Dental cleanings usually start with an examination of the patient’s teeth. During the examination, the dentist will look for any signs of damage, cavities, or decay. The patient’s teeth are cleaned to remove any plaque and tartar buildup, followed by a deep clean and polish with professional dental tools. Patient will have the opportunity to discuss the health status of their teeth with their dentist as well as discuss home dental health suggestions.
After receiving cleaning services at the dentist, patients should maintain optimal oral hygiene using the recommendations provided by his office during their treatment. Patients should brush their teeth twice a day, use mouthwash, and floss. If given special instructions or items to use by or office, such as specific mouthwash or toothpaste, patients should follow the directions given and schedule an appointment for follow-up.
Considered a form of preventative health care, most insurance companies cover some, if not all of the cost of a routine cleaning. Our office will check with the patient’s insurance policy before sending a bill to the patient of any remaining payment due. The overall cost for a cleaning varies among dental practices and is also determined based on the condition of the patient’s teeth. If covering the cost out of pocket, patients should expect to pay between $50 and $135.
Plan Your Procedure
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Get Cleaner, Whiter Teeth
Schedule your dental cleaning today! A dentist’s top priority is ensuring that each patient has a healthy smile they can be proud of and can show off. Call our front office to schedule your dental cleaning. We look forward to seeing you in our chair soon!
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