It is important to vist your dentist every 6 months to get a dental cleaning.
A dental cleaning consists of eliminating plaque and tartar that has accumulated on the teeth. If a regular cleaning is not realized with time this tartar can create a serious periodontal diseases called gingivitis. Gingivitis causes inflammation of the gum due to accumulation of tar.
Types of Cleanings
During your visit to the Dental Clinic the Dentist will determine what type of cleaning is required depending on each patients needs
Here are the following types of cleanings:
Eliminating the plaque from the surface of the tooth.
In the presence of gingivitis the cleaning would consist of eliminating the plaque and tar.