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317-813-9820

Professional Dental Cleaning (Prophylaxis) – Indianapolis, Fishers, IN

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About Dental Cleanings

After the patient’s dental exam with Indianapolis area general and cosmetic dentists, Dr. Matthew Martin, Dr. Stephanie Martin, or Dr. Lynn Marshall, patients will meet with one of our trained hygienist for a thorough dental cleaning and polishing. While Martin Dentistry recommends all patients brush their teeth twice a day at home, professional dental instruments help the hygienist to reach areas the patient can't and clean the enamel deeper than a regular toothbrush. During the dental cleaning, the hygienist will remove plaque and tartar that has built up to the teeth. Once the teeth are clean, the hygienist will polish the teeth to remove stains and keep the patient's teeth bright and white. After the cleaning and polishing, the hygienist can answer any questions about daily oral healthcare and dental products.

What to Expect

Dental cleanings usually start with an examination of the patient’s teeth. During the examination, the dentist will look for any signs of damage, cavities, or decay. The patient’s teeth are cleaned to remove any plaque and tartar buildup, followed by a deep clean and polish with professional dental tools. Patient will have the opportunity to discuss the health status of their teeth with their dentist as well as discuss home dental health suggestions.

Treatment Aftercare

After receiving cleaning services at the dentist, patients should maintain optimal oral hygiene using the recommendations provided by his office during their treatment. Patients should brush their teeth twice a day, use mouthwash, and floss. If given special instructions or items to use by or office, such as specific mouthwash or toothpaste, patients should follow the directions given and schedule an appointment for follow-up.

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Schedule your dental cleaning today! A dentist’s top priority is ensuring that each patient has a healthy smile they can be proud of and can show off. Call our front office to schedule your dental cleaning. We look forward to seeing you in our chair soon!

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