No matter how much you diligently brush or floss your child’s teeth at home, harmful bacteria grow in the mouth that can only be removed by a dental professional. These bacteria can cause gum disease and significantly affect your overall health. Here at Kidz Connextion, our dentists will use professional tools to remove plaque, tartar and bacteria build-up that you are unable to efficiently remove yourself.
According to the Academy of General Dentistry, it is recommended that a dentist or hygienist perform a dental cleaning every six months. The professional dental cleaning reinforces the home-care oral health regimen of brushing and flossing and gives the dentist an opportunity to locate areas in the mouth that may need special attention. During a teeth cleaning, our dentists will thoroughly clean the area above and below the gum line with scaling tools to rid them of plaque and tartar. Once the surfaces are smooth, polishing is done using a slow speed handpiece with a soft rubber cup that spins on the end. Last but not least, the dentist flosses every crevice between your teeth. He or she may apply fluoride if needed, to protect against tooth decay.
If your child is due for a dental cleaning, don’t wait any longer and give us a call. To learn more about our pediatric services here at the office visit www.kidzconnextion.com for more information. To schedule an appointment in Phoenix AZ, call 623-223-1001.