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Teeth Scaling And Cleaning

Expect the results to show up on your white pearls if you have been gulping black tea or red wine frequently or smoking cigars or cigarettes. Clean teeth are not just important for a healthy mouth, but for a healthy mind and body as well. An unhealthy mouth can lead to severe ailments such as diabetes, stroke and heart attack. Teeth cleaning and scaling is an essential part of your oral hygiene and includes the removal of dental plaque from your teeth to protect them against cavities, decay, gingivitis and periodontal disease.

At Apollo White Clinic, we constantly endeavour to provide best-in-class, affordable dental services.

What is Teeth Scaling and Cleaning?

Teeth scaling and cleaning is a non-surgical procedure that involves the scaling of all tartar deposits, plaque and bacterial toxins from the area between the gums and teeth, as well as from the surface of the teeth.

What is Gum Disease?

Gum disease is the inflammation of the gum tissue, causing the gums to redden, swell and bleed easily. Sweet and sticky food, acids present in food, and plaque are the major contributors to the development of gum diseases.

What are the symptoms of Gum Disease?

The most commonly observed symptoms of gum disease include the following:

  • Sensitive teeth
  • Red or swollen gums
  • Persistent bad breath
  • Painful chewing
  • Receding gums or teeth appearing longer


How does Teeth scaling and cleaning help treat Gum disease?

At Apollo White Clinic, we follow a tried and tested procedure in order to perform thorough scaling and cleaning of your teeth.

Ultrasonic instrument- It is the most common used instrument to remove tartar and plaque. It also involves spraying of cold water to remove debris and to maintain the proper temperature. The tool is curved and rounded and emits a humming sound. Tell your dentist if you feel any kind of sensation, he will adjust the settings accordingly.

Fine hand tools- Your dentist will now use Curettes and Scalers to remove smaller accumulations and flatten the tooth surface. He will ensure that each tooth is scaled individually so that all the tartar can be removed. These tools are arched and formed to match the curves of the teeth.

Polishing- Your dentist may polish your teeth once all the surfaces are even. It is done using a hand piece, which works at a slow speed and uses a soft rubber cup that revolves on the end.

Fluoride- The last step is the application of fluoride, it is applied and placed over the teeth for about 40-50 seconds. Your dentist may ask you to spit as much as you can. Fluoride helps remove plaque and prevent tooth decay by strengthening your teeth. Fluoride comes in many forms, including watermelon, cherry, strawberry, mint, and chocolate.

Apollo Support

At Apollo White Clinic, we understand the importance of the maintenance of proper oral hygiene and the vital role it plays in ensuring the proper health and functioning of your body. This is why we provide you with the most advanced, cutting-edge technology and facilities, along with highly trained and experienced staff, in order to ensure and promote the optimum oral health and hygiene of all our patients.

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