Krystle Fenton, DDS

Teeth Cleaning

Promote oral health and prevent dental issues with routine cleanings. Our Elk Grove, CA office is pleased to provide preventative dentistry to keep your smile at its best. Excellent oral health starts with cleanings and exams from Laguna Vista Dental!

Choosing Teeth Cleaning With Laguna Vista Dental in Elk Grove!

Why should you choose us for teeth cleaning in Elk Grove? Our dental office is committed to quality patient care. We do everything possible to ensure optimal comfort and results. Our dentist, Dr. Fenton, has years of experience and stays up to date with the industry’s latest technology. We implement Diagnodent for teeth cleanings services, along with digital x-rays, Carivu for preventative dentistry services.

We understand that the choice of a dentist is an important one. We are so happy you are considering our office for your dental needs. Teeth cleanings are an essential part of excellent oral health. We make sure every patient is comfortable and receives top-notch care. Let our staff put your mind at ease and help you meet your dental goals. Get started now by scheduling an appointment online or by calling our office at (916) 684-3105.

Patient Getting Teeth Cleaning

What is Teeth Cleaning?

To achieve optimal oral hygiene, patients should have preventative dentistry services with routine at-home habits. Preventative dentistry services include cleanings, x-rays, exams coupled with Professional cleanings are the process of eliminating build-up from the surface of the teeth. Plaque and tartar accumulate above and below the gum line. At-home brushing often isn’t enough. Brushing can’t remove tartar once it’s formed.

Plague can start to harden, turning to tartar, in as little as 24-hours. Only professional dental tools at your dentist’s office can, which is why routine cleanings are essential.
During a routine cleaning, a huge focus will be on removing debris. However, there is more to cleanings than just removal of tartar that can lead to tooth decay. Dr. Fenton may apply polish that can smooth the teeth, freshen breath, and prevent tooth decay. Sealant and fluoride may also be used.

The goal of cleanings is to stay proactive with your oral health. Preventing complications like gum disease, gum recession, cavities patients can enjoy their smiles for many years to come. As part of any excellent oral health routine, you should be brushing and flossing at home twice daily.

Routine cleanings are often covered by dental insurances at 100%. We strive to make preventative care cost-effective for our patients. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.

Benefits of Teeth Cleaning

If you’ve put off visiting the dentist for a while, you may be wondering if there are indeed many benefits to having routine cleanings. Teeth cleanings are paramount for oral health. By removing excessive tartar and plaque build-up, applying sealant and fluoride, as well as polishing, you can keep your smile looking beautiful and healthy. Take a look at a few of the benefits you can gain from visiting Laguna Vista Dental for teeth cleaning today.
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Prevent tooth decay
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Identify cavities and other dental concerns
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Prevent gum disease
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Remove tartar build-up
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Improve the look of your smile
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Stop tooth loss
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Identify the possibility of oral cancer
As you can see, there are many reasons to consider routine teeth cleanings. At your 6-month checkup and cleaning, we can look for problems that may have occurred between visits. By staying proactive and correcting these sooner rather than later, you can expect to have less extensive procedures. For things like gum disease, cleanings can address these issues and set the foundation for better cleanings at home.

Teeth cleanings take approximately one hour to complete. Though, if you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, we may need to complete your cleaning in two visits, in what is known as deep cleaning. This is entirely dependent on our patient’s unique situation. We personalize our patient’s treatments so that they have the world-class care they have come to expect from Dr. Fenton and our office. Should we find signs of cavities or cracks, we can also discuss a plan for correction.

Dental chair for teeth cleaning

Are You Tired Of Bad Breath?

There are several disadvantages to prolonging trips to visit the dentist. One of the most common and possibly least talked about is bad breath. Most individuals don’t like to bring up the topic. In many cases, those that have bad breath feel embarrassed. With routine cleanings, often, the problem of bad breath can be alleviated. In addition to giving you a more attractive smile, free of built-up tartar, you can rejoice, having better breath.
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Restore Your Mouth’s Health With Routine Cleanings

Having better oral health is good not only for your smile but for your body as well. Cleanings, while seemingly an easy procedure is often the most effective at eliminating problematic tartar that could lead to tooth decay and loss. Tooth decay, once it starts, will keep going. If you lose a tooth, the alignment of your smile may change. You may also notice gaps and bite problems. Often patients find that with cleanings these issues can be avoided entirely. Professional cleanings are the best method for proactively protecting your smile.
Elk Grove Dentist, Krystle Fenton

Our Promise To You

When you choose Laguna Vista Dental for your dental needs, you’ll always receive the best care possible. Dental cleanings are painless treatment. However, we understand that many of our patients do experience dental anxiety. If you’re nervous about visiting us, we want you to know that you’re in good hands. We’ll do everything possible to ensure you’re comfortable so that you may have the treatments you need to improve the health and look of your smile. At Laguna Vista Dental, you’re more than just a number. You’re part of our dental family.

Schedule Your Dental Cleaning With Our Elk Grove Office Now!

Are you ready to take action and improve the health of your smile? Dental cleanings are the perfect solution for preventing tooth decay, cavities, tooth loss, and more. If it’s been a while since you’ve visited the dentist, we’re happy to help. To schedule an appointment for a dental exam with our Elk Grove office, contact us online by clicking here, or give us a call at (916) 684-3105.

FAQs

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What happens during teeth cleaning?

During a cleaning, your dentist and hygienist will be focused on removing plaque and tartar build-ups above and below the gum line. We will also be looking for problems like signs of oral cancer, cracks, or cavities. Along with the removal of tartar, flossing, polishing, and application of fluoride, treatments can occur.

Do teeth cleanings hurt?

Normally, regular teeth cleanings won’t hurt. Some patients may have tooth sensitivity before visiting the dentist. In these cases, there might be some discomfort during the cleaning, but it shouldn’t be painful. Other factors that contribute to sensitivity include tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease.

What happens if you never get your teeth cleaned?

Tartar will develop the longer you go between cleanings. Tartar is the biggest contributor to gum disease and tooth decay. It’s essential that tartar and plague be routinely removed. Eventually, tooth decay can lead to tooth loss.

Does teeth cleaning make teeth weak?

No. In fact, teeth cleaning can promote stronger, healthier teeth. Scaling teeth is essential for removing the tartar that contributes to tooth decay. Eliminating plaque and tartar won’t scrape the enamel of your teeth.