You may have experienced this: You go to your dentist for routine dental cleaning. But when the dentist examines your teeth and gums, they inform you that you need deep teeth cleaning.
What does this mean? How is deep cleaning different from routine dental cleaning? Natalie K. Provenzano DDS, Inc, can help you find out.
Everyone has bacteria in their mouth, and for many people, these bacteria turn into plaque and tartar. You may require deep dental cleaning if the build-up is out of control.
Deep cleaning is also known as root planning and scaling. For deep cleaning, your dentist will clean the root structures and diseased gum tissue using specialized instruments. These instruments get into the pockets that exist in your gums to remove plaque that has become hardened.
It’s essential to know the following about deep teeth cleaning:
Deep teeth cleaning can be described as anti-infective therapy because it cleans root structures and gums that have become diseased. If you have periodontal disease, a deep cleaning may reverse the disease’s progression.
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