Life is full of regular, necessary maintenance and your teeth are no exception. While you certainly need to brush and floss twice daily, biannual professional dental cleanings are equally important. These appointments present an opportunity for a thorough cleaning of your teeth and gums, removing plaque and tartar that daily oral hygiene may not catch.
Additionally, professional cleanings provide a chance for a complete examination. These examinations are an excellent way of catching minor problems before they grow into serious – and painful – dental issues.
Annual dental x-rays are also a part of regular dental maintenance. These x-rays can reveal hidden problems like cavities, bone loss, and impending wisdom teeth. Dr. Shin uses digital x-rays in his office as this radiography method is more efficient and safer for patients. In fact, digital dental x-rays cut patient radiation exposure by up to 70% versus conventional x-rays.
Is it time for your six-month cleaning? Simply give us a call at (203) 625-0301, and we’ll be happy to schedule your appointment.