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A dental prophylaxis is a cleaning treatment performed to thoroughly clean the teeth and gums. Prophylaxis is an important dental treatment for stopping the progression of gingivitis and periodontal disease.
The Benefits of Prophylaxis
- Bacterial removal: Calculus (also referred to as tartar) and plaque buildup, both above and below the gum line, can result in serious periodontal problems. Unfortunately, even with proper dental home care, it can be impossible to remove all debris, bacteria and deposits from gum pockets. The experienced eye of a dentist or hygienist, using specialized dental equipment, is necessary to catch potentially damaging buildup of both tartar and plaque.
- A healthier looking smile: Stained and yellowed teeth can dramatically decrease the aesthetics of a smile. Prophylaxis is an effective treatment for eliminating these unsightly stains from the teeth.
- Fresher breath: Halitosis (or bad breath) is generally indicative of advancing periodontal disease. A combination of decaying food particles (possibly below the gum line) and potential infection in the soft tissue or bone, results in bad breath. The routine removal of plaque and bacteria at our facility can noticeably improve halitosis and reduce the possibility of infection.
Prophylaxis can be performed at our office. We recommend that prophylaxis be performed twice annually as a preventative measure, but should be completed every 3-4 months for periodontitis sufferers.
Why Is Oral Hygiene So Important?
Adults over the age of 35 lose more teeth to gum disease (periodontal disease) than from cavities. Three out of four adults are affected at some time during their life. While there is evidence linking genetics and gum disease, the best way to prevent cavities and periodontal disease is by good tooth brushing and flossing techniques, performed daily.
Periodontal disease and decay are both caused by bacterial plaque. Plaque is a colorless film which constantly forms on your teeth. By thorough daily brushing and flossing, you can remove these bacteria and help prevent periodontal disease.
Daily brushing and flossing will keep dental bacteria to a minimum, but a professional cleaning will remove bacteria in places your toothbrush and floss have missed. Your visit to our office is a critical component of your oral health.Perfect 32 Dental Care is committed to providing the highest level of preventative dental medicine to help you maintain a healthy, functional lifestyle.