About Dental Cleanings
Even with a consistent home oral maintenance routine, including brushing, flossing, and using fluoride, bacteria and plaque can still exist around the teeth. This can create bacterial infections, cavities, and gum disease and other issues. To safeguard that the teeth keep healthy, clean, and free of infection, Charlotte, NC residents should have a dental exam and cleaning about twice a year at DentalWorks - Carmel Village with our dentists. This is also called a prophylaxis, which is a scale and polish procedure. During a dental cleaning and exam, our dentists will use professional tools to delicately remove plaque and tartar on the enamel. After the cleaning, the teeth will be polished to remove stains and any additional dental treatments such as fillings for cavities will be discussed. Consistent dental examination and cleaning treatments are important for creating a healthy, long-term smile.
"By far the best experience I’ve had at the dentist. I didn’t even have an appointment this place runs very smoothly I would recommend it to anyone. Went in for routine check found some cavities and crown work. They explained pefectly how having two insurances worked and set a schedule to take care of it all. Never thought I’d say I can’t wait to get back to the dentist, very friendly positive Experience"- N.B. / Google / Oct 29, 2017
"Everyone was nice, helpful, and very informative! I would recommend them to others."- K.M. / Google / Oct 16, 2017
"I'm always seen at earliest appt time. Great staff and freindly people. They care about their patients. A patient of record over 5 years. Liz the manager is a very professional person works hard to give you upmost care at reasonable cost. Evelyn Staley"- E.S. / Google / Oct 16, 2017
"By far the best experience I?ve had at the dentist. I didn?t even have an appointment this place runs very smoothly I would recommend it to anyone. Went in for routine check found some cavities and crown work. They explained pefectly how having two insurances worked and set a schedule to take care of it all. Never thought I?d say I can?t wait to get back to the dentist, very friendly positive Experience"- N.B. / Google / Oct 16, 2017
"Every single person that works at this location is absolutely amazing at what they do. I had to get a lot more then I thought done. Between the cost and the produres I need I was highly overwhelmed. But thanks to everyone there my anxiety went down and they stopped the pain I was in. I will continue seeing them and make sure to pass the word along to my family and friends"- V.T. / Google / Oct 16, 2017
What to Expect
Dental cleanings are usually performed without pain, but if the person has a sensitive mouth, a numbing treatment can be given. Also, if the patient has issues getting through the cleaning process due to trouble relaxing, light sedation options are also given at DentalWorks - Carmel Village. A cleaning appointment starts with an ultrasonic device that makes it easier to break off plaque and tartar. Next, our dentists use an instrument such as a scaling tool to scale away build-up from the gumline and enamel. The next step is to brush and polish the enamel. Flossing and a fluoride treatment usually completes the cleaning process.
When the teeth are cleaned and polished, our dentists may complete an oral assessment to look for warnings of any oral conditions such as gum disease and oral cancer. To ensure the teeth keep healthy, patients should continue to perform an at-home oral care routine of brushing and flossing the teeth daily. Patients should discuss their next dental appointment at DentalWorks - Carmel Village while leaving the office, generally for 6 months later.
Given that a professional dental cleaning bi-annually is considered a relevant preventative care service, most dental insurance companies will cover mostly all of the fees. DentalWorks - Carmel Village will check with each patient's insurance policy to determine their personal cost before billing the patient directly. Anyone without insurance can talk about financing programs through DentalWorks - Carmel Village.
Plan Your Procedure
Clean and Polished
If you disregard your regular dental cleaning, the possibility of additional dental concerns could happen. To attain your healthiest smile, get a professional dental cleaning at DentalWorks - Carmel Village in Charlotte, NC with our dentists. Regular dental cleanings keep your mouth clean and get rid of plaque and tartar. This stops oral disease and concerns and keeps your mouth stain-free and bright.