Cleaning and Periodontal Exam
We provide treatments that can range from a simple professional dental cleaning to more progressive treatments such as scaling and root planing, and periodontal maintenance.
Research shows a strong relationship between oral health and our overall systemic heath. At LP Dental, we work with our patients to customize a hygiene protocol for each individual patient. We educate our patients on the importance of oral hygiene to preserve dentition and our overall health.
We provide treatments that can range from a simple professional dental cleaning to more progressive treatments such as scaling and root planing, and periodontal maintenance. We will first evaluate the health of your gums, measure the depth of the gum pockets, and check for signs of periodontal disease or other oral health issues.
Next, we will perform a professional cleaning with specialized instruments to gently remove plaque, tartar, and stains from your teeth and from under your gumline. This is essential to prevent gum disease and maintain healthy gums. We will also polish your teeth to remove surface stains, leaving them clean and smooth.
During the periodontal exam, our dental team will assess the health of your gums. If necessary, we may recommend additional treatments or provide oral hygiene instructions to help you maintain healthy gums between visits.
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