Our highly skilled dentists will look out for any signs of disease and prevent/treat them. Gum disease can impact your overall health so it is essential to see a hygienist at least twice a year.
No, a scale and polish is usually not painful. The dental professional will use local anesthesia to numb your gums if you have sensitive teeth or gums.
It is generally recommended to have a scale and polish every six months as part of a regular dental check-up. However, the frequency may vary based on individual needs and the dentist's recommendation.
After a scale and polish, you should continue to brush your teeth twice a day and floss daily to maintain good oral hygiene. You should also avoid consuming foods and beverages that can stain your teeth, such as coffee, tea, and red wine.