At Sone Smiles, we constantly encourage our patients to consider regular teeth whitening and cleaning. The two, feature as crucial parts of proper oral health. If you have never considered the two, there is never a better time to do so than now. This Mother’s Day should help you celebrate good health all around. Whether you are celebrating yourself or a mother figure in your life, there is a reason why Dr. Ravi Soni is excited about offering these services to you this Mother’s Day.
Teeth whitening and cleaning are dental procedures practiced very often in the world of dentistry. They are not only performed on first-time patients but also to repeat patients. These are some of those services that do not require you to have a problem like a toothache. If anything, they are precautionary measures that help you maintain good oral health.
It is the art of bleaching the enamel of teeth to make them brighter and whiter than they are. This is done solely as a cosmetic procedure. Patients who seek this service are usually looking for a cosmetic solution for how their teeth look. Most have different reasons for seeking teeth whitening, including the following:
It the process of deep cleaning the oral cavity professionally. It involves working on the surfaces of teeth as well as in between them. Professional teeth cleaning does a better job in the hygiene of your mouth than any toothbrush and toothpaste. Technically, your dentist or dental hygienist will use a special electric toothbrush and toothpaste to get the job done.
Professional deep cleaning is highly encouraged at different intervals annually. This ensures that you maintain good oral hygiene for the sake of your dental health. In most cases, tooth cleaning is done as a preventive measure, usually during regular dental checkups. They are also done in the course of teeth whitening procedures.
One of the primary advantages of teeth cleaning is for plaque removal. Plaque features a sticky yellowish substance that forms on the surfaces of teeth as well as in between them. It is a consequence of poor oral hygiene where you do not regularly brush and floss your teeth. Therefore, food residues, saliva, mouth bacteria, and acids combine. These comprise plaque.
At first, it may not seem like plaque hurts your teeth. However, in time, some of the consequences of plaque include:
Tooth cavities and dental decay – the bacteria begin to eat into the enamel of your teeth, causing dental cavities and tooth decay.