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Teeth Cleaning

Greenwich Dentistry -  - Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Greenwich Dentistry

Family & Cosmetic Dentistry located in Greenwich, CT

Routine teeth cleaning significantly lowers your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health problems. If you or your child is due for a six-month dental cleaning, turn to cosmetic dentists Sean Sutton, DDS, Mark Sutton, DDS, and their expert team at Greenwich Dentistry in Greenwich, Connecticut, for premium care. They offer thorough teeth cleaning and comprehensive dental exams to help your entire family maintain beautiful smiles. Book an appointment with Greenwich Dentistry, serving Greenwich, Connecticut, and surrounding areas, by phone or schedule online today.

Teeth Cleaning Q&A



What is a teeth cleaning?

Teeth cleaning at Greenwich Dentistry is professional, thorough dental cleaning from highly qualified staff. The team uses special dental tools to remove food particles, plaque, and tartar, reducing your risk of dental decay and gum disease.
Your dentist may complete a dental exam during the same appointment to look for signs of oral health problems.

What are the benefits of a teeth cleaning?

In addition to proper at-home care, routine professional teeth cleaning at Greenwich Dentistry offers the following benefits:

  • Less tooth decay
  • Lower risk of gum disease
  • Fewer serious dental complications
  • Early detection of oral health problems

During teeth cleaning visits, your dentist can discuss optional cosmetic treatments you may be a good candidate for, such as teeth whitening and orthodontic treatment.

What should I expect during a teeth cleaning?

During teeth cleaning at Greenwich Dentistry, you rest in a comfortable chair in a relaxing room. Television viewing is available for added patient convenience. Your provider may take dental X-rays to give your dentist a better view of your teeth, gums, bone, and other supporting tissues.

Your hygienist gently cleans your teeth using special dental tools and equipment to thoroughly remove plaque and tartar. They polish your teeth with toothpaste and floss between the teeth. Your dentist reviews your dental and medical history and examines your teeth and gums.

They may offer fluoride treatment and sealants to protect teeth from future decay. If your dentist detects a cavity they offer fillings, inlays, onlays, crowns, or other restorations to optimize oral health and reduce your risk of serious problems.

How often should I schedule teeth cleanings?

Schedule routine teeth cleanings at Greenwich Dentistry every six months or more often if your dentist recommends it. Schedule a dental exam if you experience signs of tooth decay or gum disease, such as pits or holes in your tooth, a toothache, or bright red gums.

How can I take care of my teeth at home?

To properly care for your teeth at home between dental cleanings at Greenwich Dentistry, brush your teeth at least twice daily with fluoride toothpaste and use mouthwash if your dentist recommends it. Floss every day and don’t chew on hard objects. Eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables and limit sugary drinks and sweet treats.
Keep your teeth and smile beautiful by scheduling routine teeth cleanings at Greenwich Dentistry by phone or online today.