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Cleaning and polishing

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The teeth cleaning is a task to which everyone should undergo at least twice a year. Its purpose is, in fact, to completely remove plaque and tartar, and consequently prevent the onset of various diseases of the oral cavity.

It is usually the same dentist in Vikaspuri who advises the frequency of sessions for professional tooth cleaning, based on the individual characteristics of the patient, his tendency to develop plaque and calculus more quickly, or the presence of other problems. This operation, together with a correct daily oral hygiene, represents the first step to keep the mouth healthy and to prevent the onset of serious problems, such as periodontitis.

But how is a professional oral hygiene session performed? Many patients are afraid to undergo this operation because they fear it is long and painful, or simply because they do not know how this is performed.

Does cleaning teeth hurt?

The answer to this question may vary from patient to patient but, in general, it would be incorrect to say that it is a painful operation.

If the patient regularly undergoes professional oral hygiene sessions, this will be neither long nor particularly annoying, since the teeth will not present excessive accumulations of plaque and tartar.

On the contrary, if the patient is reluctant to attend professional oral hygiene sessions, the operations of cleaning the teeth could be annoying and prolonged compared to the average. An absent, insufficient or incorrect home oral hygiene, as well as not regularly undergoing scaling sessions are habits that inevitably lead to the more marked accumulation of tartar, with consequent pain, swelling and gum bleeding regardless of professional oral hygiene. In these cases the best dentist in Vikaspuri will surely encounter greater difficulty in removing tartar, sometimes having to go even below the gingival sulcus.

Therefore, in order to operate in a targeted manner, it must, therefore, make use of the surgical microscope, which will allow a better view and illumination of the oral cavity and therefore work with greater delicacy and precision.

After the first session of professional dental cleaning in Vikaspuri, the patient should better understand the reasons for regularly undergoing these operations, and be more inclined to make regular dental visits. This type of preventive activity is essential to keep the mouth in a healthy condition.

Given that professional tooth cleaning is not particularly painful, many patients complain of discomfort with vibrations and the noise of the scaler. Even in this case, however, it is only a feeling of discomfort. Ultimately, professional dental cleaning is generally not painful and can in no way be compared to more invasive dental procedures.

How does dental cleaning work and how many times a year do it?

The cleaning of teeth usually does not include anesthesia, except for some special cases evaluated individually by the dentist in Janakpuri.

This operation is performed with the use of sonic and ultrasonic instruments, thanks to which it is possible to fragment and destroy the tartar accumulated on the surface of the tooth, which is impossible to remove with a brush and dental floss. The use of these instruments makes it possible to intervene in the space between one dental element and another, but also below the gingival collar. Sometimes the use of these instruments is associated with other hand tools if specific points of the patient's mouth are to be cleaned.

It should be emphasized that by performing professional tooth cleaning it is possible to remove plaque and tartar, promoters of the spread of bacteria, thus acting in a preventive manner. The scaling is not a remedial action for dental problems such as caries or periodontitis, but lets in a rather detailed monitor the condition of the patient's mouth and often prove to be crucial to soothe or even eradicate disorders such as inflammation or bleeding gums.

In addition to plaque and tartar removal, professional dental cleaning also includes the elimination of dental stains, by means of a special abrasive paste that removes the surface of the teeth, combined with the action of the airflow, a jet of water and bicarbonate.

Finally, the polishing of the enamel with the use of special fluorine masks, to prevent erosion and remineralize it, represents the last phase that concludes the process of the professional dental cleaning.

The duration of these operations is about an hour but can be influenced by the frequency with which the patient undergoes surgery. This operation is recommended twice a year in patients who do not suffer from particular problems and diseases. With regard to patients with overt diseases such as periodontitis or chronic gingivitis, or with particular conditions such as dental misalignment and malocclusions, scaling should instead be performed every 3 or 4 months.

The advantages of professional tooth cleaning

The advantages of regular dental cleaning sessions include:

  • Complete removal of plaque and calculus between the interdental spaces and the subgingival area
  • Reduced risk of caries and gingivitis onset
  • Shiny and whiter teeth
  • Gum inflammation and aphthae formations are effectively counteracted
  • Reduced dental hypersensitivity
  • Healthier, stronger and more robust teeth
  • Control of the phenomenon of receding gums, which occurs due to the tartar deposited in the gum collar
  • Elimination of dental stains
  • Effective prevention of periodontitis and consequent loss of teeth
  • Prevention of halitosis

How long have you not undergone a professional oral hygiene session? 

Remember that the best way to not forget to do it is to make an appointment for the next session at the end of each dental cleaning operation.