Published on June 14, 2019
slide 1: Deep Dental Cleaning - Is It Necessary Deep cleaning is something of your teeth might sound like something you should do after youve missed a few visits to the dentist or eaten a particularly sticky messy meal. A deep dental cleaning is actually a specific procedure performed by your Toronto dentist to treat gum and periodontal disease. What’s the difference between a deep teeth cleaning and a regular teeth cleaning A dental deep cleaning procedure is differ than a regular cleaning at your local dentist. A regular cleaning procedure includes thorough brushing and flossing of the teeth along with cleaning along the gum lines and checking for any cavities or other oral issues. But when regular teeth cleaning isn’t enough whether due to oral hygiene neglect or advanced gum disease a dental deep cleaning is necessary. slide 2: This type of cleaning involves removal of bacteria tartar and other harmful debris in the teeth and gums. When a deep cleaning treatment is required these things can no longer be removed by regular flossing and brushing so they must be dealt with on a professional level of deep cleaning treatment to ensure the teeth and gums can heal properly. Do I really need a deep teeth cleaning Only your dentist or dental hygienist can tell you for sure. If your visit to the Downtown Toronto dentist reveals significant pockets- those 4mm or greater then you are at risk for or in the stages of periodontal disease. This lead to you towards deep teeth cleaning it is highly recommended if you want to stop and prevent the progression of the disease. Without treatment the bacteria that created the pockets in your gums will continue to create plaque tartar and bone loss. If you count yourself a deep cleaning patients you’re not alone According to the American Academy of Periodontology nearly half of adult Americans suffer from gum disease. Still not convinced More and more research has shown a direct link between the progression of gum disease and the development of more serious illnesses including heart disease diabetes dementia and more. Your mouth is full of bacteria and plaque which is why a twice daily habit of brushing and flossing is recommended. Routine exams and cleanings help to remove the plaque that builds up on your teeth each and every day. If left untreated this can result in periodontal disease. So without wasting time schedule an appointment today at Downtown Toronto Dentist Clinic.