About Dental Cleanings
Even with a consistent home oral maintenance routine, including brushing, flossing, and using fluoride, bacteria and plaque can still exist around the teeth. This can create bacterial infections, cavities, and gum disease and other problematic areas. To help the teeth keep healthy, clean, and free of infection, Columbus, OH residents should have a dental exam and cleaning about twice a year at DentalWorks - Easton with our dentists. This is also called a prophylaxis, which is a scale and polish procedure. During a dental cleaning and exam, our dentists will use professional tools to delicately remove plaque and tartar on the enamel. After the cleaning, the teeth will be polished to remove stains and any additional dental treatments such as fillings for cavities will be discussed. Consistent dental examination and cleaning treatments are important for creating a healthy, long-term smile.
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"My family and I love the team at this Dental Works location. Most of them are the same team that used to help us at Sears. We love that they know who we are and are flexible with the schedule as we have a big family. They’re very professional and friendly."- M.B. / Google / Nov 13, 2017
"I always have a great experience at Dental Works. I trust the information I’m told and the care I’m receving. The staff care about my life and ask me about life events and things I may have mentioned in my last visit. I highly recommend this location of dental works."- M.F. / Google / Nov 13, 2017
"Several years ago, I had a health issue come up that required all my teeth to needing to be pulled. Dr. Wilson did a wonderful job of it. The whole staff was very supportive. I was not able to get dentures tight away. I have recently started the process to get my dentures. Once again Dr. T and his staff are very supportive and helpful. I would recommend them with an A+ or a 10. The office is very clean and modern."- Google User / Google / Nov 10, 2017
"I had my wisdom tooth pulled today, and it’s now 9 hours later and I’m in zero pain! Dr. T is amazing at what he does, extremely nice & tales excellent care of his patients. I will definitely never go anywhere else! I highly recommend him! Also the girls there are very nice as well! It’s an amazing place overall! ????"- Google User / Google / Nov 10, 2017
What to Expect
Dental cleanings are usually performed without pain, but if the person has a sensitive mouth, a numbing treatment can be given. Also, if the patient has issues getting through the cleaning process due to trouble relaxing, light sedation options are also given at DentalWorks - Easton. A cleaning appointment starts with an ultrasonic device that makes it easier to break off plaque and tartar. Next, our dentists use an instrument such as a scaling tool to scale away build-up from the gumline and enamel. The next step is to brush and polish the enamel. Flossing and a fluoride treatment usually completes the cleaning process.
When the teeth are cleaned and polished, our dentists may complete an oral assessment to look for warnings of any oral conditions such as gum disease and oral cancer. To ensure the teeth keep healthy, patients should continue to perform an at-home oral care routine of brushing and flossing the teeth daily. Patients should discuss their next dental appointment at DentalWorks - Easton while leaving the office, generally for 6 months later.
Given that a professional dental cleaning bi-annually is considered a relevant preventative care service, most dental insurance companies will cover mostly all of the fees. DentalWorks - Easton will check with each patient's insurance policy to determine their personal cost before billing the patient directly. Anyone without insurance can talk about financing programs through DentalWorks - Easton.
Plan Your Procedure
Clean and Polished
If you disregard your regular dental cleaning, the possibility of additional dental concerns could happen. To attain your healthiest smile, get a professional dental cleaning at DentalWorks - Easton in Columbus, OH with our dentists. Regular dental cleanings keep your mouth clean and get rid of plaque and tartar. This stops oral disease and concerns and keeps your mouth stain-free and bright.