Is It Time For Your Bi-Annual Teeth Cleaning?

Almost everyone knows that you are supposed to see your dentist at least twice a year in order to have a full checkup and professional cleaning. Regardless of how often you brush and floss on your own time, having a dentist clean your teeth twice a year will guarantee that your smile remains healthy as time passes.

So why is this? After all, those people who have great oral hygiene habits already have clean teeth. However, there are some spots in your smile that simply cannot be reached by floss or by a toothbrush. In this space, plaque and tartar can easily build up. When this happens, it is fairly easy for bacteria to begin eating away at the enamel on your teeth, which will undoubtedly cause cavities if nothing is done about them.

Your dentist will also use this time to inform you of how you can improve your dental hygiene. The dentist can locate spots that you may be missing when you are brushing. This is helpful as you will be able to know whether or not you need to do a more thorough job when you are brushing your teeth or if your efforts are resulting in well cleaned teeth.

If you haven’t seen a dentist for a professional cleaning in the last six months, it’s time to schedule an appointment. The friendly and talented staff at Round Hill Smile Design are waiting to for you to give them a call. For the best teeth cleaning in all of Purcellville, contact our office today!

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