Dental Cleanings Overview
Regular professional dental cleanings and examinations are essential to maintaining good dental health. Professional cleanings, at least once every six months, help remove plaque and tarter which can lead to infection, decay, and tooth loss if not removed regularly. Using the latest technology in the industry, Plano, TX cosmetic dentists, Dr. Ron Bosher and Dr. Tim Nguyen, ensure their patients receive the best oral care possible by finding areas of decay before they are visible to the naked eye. Routine dental cleanings prevent small cavities from developing into larger problems that would need extensive dental work to repair. Dr. Bosher and Dr. Nguyen are proud to have the DIAGNOdent laser cavity detector in-house. Our dental practice uses only digital X-rays to uncover the earliest phases of decay.
Dental Cleanings Reviews
"Dr. Bosher is -- quite simply -- the best of the best!"- K.B. / Facebook / Jan 14, 2015
"You will never visit a nicer facility, a nicer staff and a nicer dentist. They explain every detail to you. The new office is beautiful. Everyone is so professional, all while being extremely caring and sweet. They take such good care of you. I send everyone I know to Dr. B and his staff!"- C.C. / Google / Sep 21, 2015
"My husband and I have been a patient of Dr. Bosher's for 12+ years. I've recommended everyone I know to him. He, by far, is the most professional, knowledgeable, kindness dentist we have every worked with, and I can't imagine ever going to anyone else. He always conservative and will only suggest dental work when necessary. His staff is amazing and it's like going in and visiting family. It's the first dentist office that we've ever gone to that we don't dread going to. Our oldest child is finally old enough to start seeing him and we will now make the transition from pediatric dentistry to him - no doubt she will love him too. I'd highly recommend him. Can't imagine a better dentist in the metroplex!!!!!"- D.C. / Google / Mar 04, 2016
"Dr. Bosher and his staff are a class act. He does an exceptional job, is very professional, and has an easy going, caring personality. His staff (office as well as dental assistants) make any procedure easy to take. Though I am in the process of moving, my husband and I want to try and keep Dr. Bosher as our dentist. Thank for taking such good care of us!"- K.B. / Demandforce / Aug 16, 2016
"I have been a patient of Dr. Bosher's for about 25 years. He is an amazing dentist, kind, caring and very personable. My family and I are all in his care. We love everyone there - every member of his staff. I recommend this office to everyone I know. He is THE BEST!"- T.O. / Facebook / Oct 27, 2016
What to Expect with Dental Cleanings
Routine dental cleanings begin with a full examination of the patient’s teeth to check for cavities, tooth decay or damage. During the dental cleaning, our experienced dental hygienist removes plaque and tartar build-up from the patient’s teeth, and will then use a power toothbrush to clean and polish the patient’s teeth. Patients are encouraged to have a professional teeth cleaning once every six months.
Dental Bridges Estimated Cost
The price of a routine dental cleaning varies, depending on the health condition of the patient’s teeth. Most insurance companies cover the entire cost of a cleaning, which means patients won’t be required to pay for anything out of their own pocket. If patients do not have dental insurance, they can expect to pay between $100 and $200.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $100 - $200
- Average Procedure Time
- 1-2 Hours
- Procedure Recovery Location
Dental Cleanings FAQs
What Causes Decay?
Tooth decay occurs when plaque and sticky sugar produce acid that destroys the tooth’s enamel. Patients can prevent tooth decay with routine brushing and flossing, and avoiding eating foods and drinks high in sugar.
Dentists recommend patients have their teeth professionally cleaned once every six months. Excess tartar and plaque buildup can lead to health issues, such as gum disease, tooth decay and sensitivity. In addition, an annual exam will include X-rays to ensure there is not any hidden problems that are not detectable by the naked eye, such as early decay, small chips, cracks, etc.
Yes, some patients may use fluoride treatments during a teeth cleaning. If used in small amounts, fluoride prevents tooth decay, and strengthens weak areas on the teeth.
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