Prophylaxis in Palm City, FL
To reduce your risk of gum disease and tooth decay, the hygienist at Bessey Creek Dental Care performs a procedure known as dental prophylaxis(regular cleaning). This involves polishing your teeth as well as scaling them. During scaling, your hygienist uses special tools to remove plaque, tartar, and staining. Polishing removes rough areas that can attract more plaque and bacteria. Without regular scaling and polishing, you have an increased risk of both dental decay and gum disease. We recommend having your teeth cleaned at least every six months.