Teeth Cleaning Raleigh NC
Dental Prophylaxis, A Professional Dental Cleaning
A dental prophylaxis is a cleaning treatment performed to thoroughly clean the teeth and gums. Dental prophylaxis is an important dental treatment for stopping the progression of gingivitis and periodontal disease.
Dental prophylaxis is an effective procedure in keeping the oral cavity in proper health and halting the progression of gum disease.
The benefits of professional teeth cleaning include:
- Plaque removal. Tartar (also referred to as calculus) and plaque buildup, both above and below the gum line, can result in serious periodontal problems. Unfortunately, even with a proper home brushing and flossing routine, it can be impossible to remove all debris, bacteria and deposits from gum pockets. The experienced eye of a dentist or hygienist using specialized dental equipment is necessary to catch potentially damaging buildup.
- A healthier looking smile. Stained and yellowed teeth can dramatically decrease the esthetics of a smile. Prophylaxis is an effective treatment in ridding the teeth of these unsightly stains.
- Fresher breath. Bad breath (or halitosis) is generally indicative of advancing periodontal disease. A combination of rotting food particles (possibly below the gum line) and potential gangrene stemming from gum infection, results in bad breath. The routine removal of plaque, calculus and bacteria at our facility can noticeably improve halitosis and reduce infection.
Professional dental cleaning can be performed at our office. We recommend that prophylaxis be performed twice annually as a preventative measure, but should be completed every 3-4 months for periodontitis sufferers. It should be noted that gum disease cannot be completely reversed, but dental prophylaxis is one of the tools Dr. King can use to effectively halt its progression.
Teeth Cleaning Reviews
Red Oak Dentistry
Raleigh Dentist Review By Eric S
Red Oak treatment and staff are always top notch. Friendly and competent. I always have confidence in their diagnosis and treatment.
- Eric S
Raleigh Dentist Review By Sondra C
I am very pleased with Red Oak Dentistry. They are professional, caring, and efficient. I always have a good experience there and would highly recommend the practice to a friend!
- Sondra C
Raleigh Dentist Review By Elliott L
Emily does a wonderful job! She explains what she is doing as she is cleaning your teeth. Very professional and caring. Dr. King also checks your mouth after a cleaning. I like that he does not rush into having a procedure done quickly and says that we will watch a certain area in the mouth. Donna is also very welcoming at the front desk and at check out. I would highly recommend this dental practice!
- Elliott L
Raleigh Dentist Review By Leah W
Great practice with friendly staff. They take the time to explain things and to make you feel comfortable. Would recommend to anyone.
- Leah W
Raleigh Dentist Review By Mickey C
Great experience at recent checkup. Another great visit at Red Oak. Great staff and very good environment.
- Mickey C
Raleigh Dentist Review By Eileen M
Great service and fun environment—highly recommend!
- Eileen M
Raleigh Dentist Review By Kristine C
Very friendly and thorough.
- Kristine C
Raleigh Dentist Review By Shelley K
- Shelley K
Raleigh Dentist Review By William I
Best dentist by far! Provided the best cleaning I had in a while. Emily is outstanding! Service was very prompt and detailed. Glad I stumbled onto this dentistry. Looking forward to all my upcoming appointments. Great job guys!
- William I
Raleigh Dentist Review By Andrea O
I’m a very high fear dental patient, but the folks at Red Oak Dentistry have made my life so much easier. They are patient, kind and gentle. I had no idea going to the dentist could be so easy. Relieved to have these great folks taking care of me & my teeth.
- Andrea O
Raleigh Dentist Review By Olivia H
This dentist was suggested by a friend and I usually hate the dentist but it’s been great!
- Olivia H
Raleigh Dentist Review By Emily C
Excellent staff and service
- Emily C
Raleigh Dentist Review By Anonymous
If you’re looking for a great dental practice I definitely recommend Red Oak Dentistry. Just had a much delayed visit today and don’t know why I waited so long. Going to the dentist can be stressful but in this welcoming and friendly practice with their team of wonderful and caring professionals, I felt very comfortable and at ease. My thanks to Dr. King and the team.
Raleigh Dentist Review By John H
I wholeheartedly recommend to any seeking dental care.
- John H
Raleigh Dentist Review By Kenneth B
We transitioned from Dr. Linville, and the ease of switching was seamless. Some of the same great staff. And as always great service and beneficial recommendations for my child.
- Kenneth B
Raleigh Dentist Review By Thomas M
- Thomas M
Raleigh Dentist Review By Victor M
Very friendly staff and no waiting time
- Victor M
Raleigh Dentist Review By Tammy T
I am enjoying the new owner/dentist more so than previous. Thank you for great customer service and warmth.
- Tammy T
Raleigh Dentist Review By Sally P
- Sally P
Raleigh Dentist Review By Jennifer F
Friendly office, professional and knowledgeable. I enjoy going to the dentist now!
- Jennifer F