A professional teeth cleaning by a dental hygienist is recommended twice a year. These cleanings improve your oral health, remove stains from the teeth and can spot potential oral health issues early.

Key takeaways:

  • Your teeth and gums will be examined to check for the early signs of oral problems like gum disease, tooth decay and oral cancer.
  • A professional cleaning removes any plaque and tartar which has built up, before your teeth are then polished.
  • A dentist will apply a fluoride solution for most people to help keep prevent tooth decay.

Regular teeth cleanings also help spot oral health issues early, giving you the opportunity to correct them with minimal intervention before they get worse!

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