Over time, plaque can build up on the teeth and gums. It becomes difficult to remove through regular oral health habits. It requires a much deeper cleaning known as a dental debridement.
It can sound like a scary procedure, but it is something that really isn’t, plus is very beneficial to people struggling with the buildup of plaque. These are the 3 benefits of this procedure that will amaze people who get it done.
The biggest danger to your teeth and gums is bacteria. If you do not remove bacteria, plaque will form. Over time, the plaque will cause problems that include tooth decay, cavities and gum disease. The bacteria in the mouth is why it is so important to brush and floss every day.
No matter how well you brush and floss, you will never remove all the bacteria on the teeth and gums. More bacteria will grow every day. Dental debridement offers a deeper cleaning that removes more of the bacteria and helps control the bacterial buildup.
Removing Deposits Below the Gum Line
One of the hardest places for people to remove the bacterial deposits from is below the gum line. Dental debridement can focus on the area that is slightly below the gumline to remove the tartar and plaque deposits that grow there. It is another part of the control of plaque and tartar buildup that is important to good oral health.
Restoring Oral Health
The bacteria, plaque and tartar found on the teeth and gums causes damage. The toxins these bacteria release harm the teeth and gums and lead to problems with oral health. Dental debridement provides a chance for the teeth and gums to heal from the damage that the bacteria caused. It helps restore the healthy teeth and gums that everyone wants.
A good oral hygiene routine is the key to controlling the bacteria that causes problems. Including dental debridement in the oral hygiene routine is just another step for you to take if you want to remain as healthy as possible.
For more information about this or any other oral health issue, contact our office to schedule an appointment.