Preventing disease and damage in the mouth and teeth is the most important principal in dentistry. It is recommended to have an examination and cleaning at least twice a year to ensure the health of your teeth and gums and prevent dental problems before they arise. A professional cleaning removes plaque and tartar that cannot be removed with brushing and flossing alone. A final polish will leave your teeth smooth and shiny to help prevent new plaque from forming. Even if you haven’t had a cleaning in a many years, we highly recommend you schedule a visit to get back on track!