Why You Need Professional Teeth Cleanings

Professional teeth cleanings from your family dentists in Port Orchard, WA, can help your smile.

When you brush and floss your teeth, you are doing what you need to do to protect your smile. You also have to get your teeth professionally cleaned once every 6 months to keep your smile in top shape. Your family dentists in Port Orchard, WA, Dr. Tracy Sullivan and Dr. Peter Grieser at Family Dental Associates,  offer comprehensive dental care, including professional teeth cleanings, to keep your smile healthy.

Professional teeth cleanings accomplish several important tasks. When you have your teeth cleaned it will:

  • Remove the soft and hard deposits on your teeth which are a haven for harmful bacteria
  • Remove stains and other surface discolorations to make your smile more beautiful
  • Lower the bacteria levels in your mouth which helps prevent gum and periodontal disease

A professional teeth cleaning appointment is also a perfect opportunity for you to discuss and learn important information regarding your oral health. Your dental care professional can show you all of the latest hygiene techniques and tools so you can keep your smile healthy at home.

When you have a healthy smile, it can help protect your body too. A healthy smile with lower bacteria levels can help prevent you from having a stroke, acquiring diabetes, developing heart disease, or having memory problems. A healthy smile starts with brushing, flossing, and visiting your dental care providers for regular professional teeth cleanings and dental exams.

Your dental care professionals are an important part of your healthcare team, and they want to help you keep your smile healthy and beautiful. To learn more about the benefits of professional teeth cleanings and how they can help your smile, call your family dentists in Port Orchard, WA, Dr. Sullivan and Dr. Grieser of Family Dental Associates. You can reach them at (360) 895-4321 today!

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