Dental Deep Cleaning

Enhance Dental at Heritage provide comprehensive and high-quality periodontal services. One of our specialties is dental deep cleanings, which include root planing and scaling. Our experienced and knowledgeable team of dental professionals understands the importance of maintaining good oral health and preventing gum disease, which is why we offer these essential treatments to our patients. With our state-of-the-art technology and techniques, we can ensure that your deep cleaning is effective, comfortable, and safe. If you’re looking for a reliable and trusted dental practice for your periodontal needs, look no further than Enhance Dental at Heritage in Wake Forest, NC.

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What is a Dental Deep Cleaning?

A dental deep cleaning, also known as scaling and root planing, is a procedure performed by a dentist or hygienist to treat gum disease. It involves the removal of plaque and tartar buildup from the teeth and gum line, along with smoothing the root surfaces of the teeth to help remove bacterial toxins. This comprehensive cleaning helps to prevent gum disease from advancing and helps to improve gum health. Dental deep cleanings go beyond regular cleaning, as they target areas that are difficult for regular brushing and flossing to reach, and are an effective solution for individuals experiencing early-stage gum disease.

Do I need a Dental Deep Cleaning?

A dental deep cleaning is recommended when you have gum disease. If left untreated, it can advance to periodontitis, which is a more serious form of gum disease that can cause tooth loss. A dental deep cleaning is recommended when gum disease is present to remove plaque and tartar buildup from above and below the gum line. Signs that you may need a dental deep cleaning include: red, swollen, or tender gums, gums that bleed when brushing or flossing, persistent bad breath, receding gums, and a change in the way your teeth fit together when biting. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it is important to schedule a dental exam to determine if a deep cleaning is necessary.

Dr. Chaudhary meeting a dental patient
Dr. Chaudhary standing in front of Enhance Dental sign

Our Enhance Dental team knows that a deep dental cleaning can be a new and sometimes overwhelming experience for many of our patients. That’s why we strive to make the process as comfortable and stress-free as possible. When you come in for deep cleaning, you can expect a thorough evaluation of your oral health from one of our experienced periodontal specialists. They will take the time to listen to your concerns and answer any questions you may have about the procedure. During the cleaning itself, our team will use specialized techniques and tools to remove plaque and tartar from the deep pockets between your gums and teeth. Throughout the entire process, we will be sure to communicate with you and ensure you are comfortable and at ease. At Enhance Dental, your comfort and satisfaction is always our top priority.

If you think you may be in need of a dental deep cleaning, contact us. We promise to provide you with the gentle care and top-notch service you deserve, all while giving you a reason to flash your pearly whites with pride.

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