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Learn About Dental Cleaning

Learn About Dental Cleaning

Your professional dental cleanings (dental prophylaxis) will be performed by a courteous and knowledgeable registered dental hygienist. In addition to a complete dental exam, your cleaning appointment will include the following:

Removal of calculus (tartar): Calculus is hardened plaque that accumulates on the tooth surface both above and below the gum line. Tartar can only be removed with special dental instruments.

Removal of plaque: Plaque is a sticky, colorless film consisting of living bacteria, food debris and saliva. Unless plaque is removed, the bacteria will produce toxins (poisons) that can inflame the gums, leading to periodontal (gum) disease.

Teeth polishing: Gentle professional polishing removes stains and traces of place that remain on the teeth so you can enjoy that “just left the dentist” clean feeling.

At Welcome Smiles our dentists and dental hygienists are specialists with years of experience performing professional dental cleanings and exams. We will be pleased to give you instructions for how to keep your smile healthy. As always, good oral hygiene practices and regular dental visits are recommended following your dental cleaning.

Emergency Dental Care

If you are in pain, call us at 508.832.3205,
and we’ll get you in today.

184 Oxford Street North, Auburn, MA 01501 | 508.832.3205
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