Poor oral hygiene is associated with dental conditions such as cavities and gum disease, but it can also lead to overall medical issues including bone loss, stroke, and cardiovascular disease. Frequent dental cleanings are designed to keep your dental health on track and prevent further health concerns. Laurie Singh, DDS, and Andy Singh, DDS, are experienced dentists at Adirondack Dental Group in Clifton Park, New York, who understand the importance of dental cleanings for their patients. To schedule a dental cleaning at the practice, call today.
Oral hygiene practices are associated with both your dental and physical health. Poor oral hygiene has the potential to cause conditions such as:
Fortunately, the risk of developing these conditions is minimized with regular dental cleanings. Regular dental cleanings are considered preventive measures and are typically covered fully by dental insurance. The various benefits of regular dental cleanings include:
Adirondack Dental Group understands that patients have varied dental health needs that are affected by factors such as lifestyle, existing restorations, and pre-existing conditions. Therefore, the team discusses your personal benefits associated with regular dental cleanings during your initial office consultation.
Professional dental cleanings at Adirondack Dental Group are performed by registered dental hygienists. The cleanings are typically painless and easy. Components include:
The hygienist performs general dental exams during your cleaning, but if they determine that you need a more comprehensive dental exam, they notify a dentist. The comprehensive dental exams are performed by Dr. Laurie Singh and Dr. Andy Singh. These exams include:
The team at Adirondack Dental Group provides informed professional oral care. The dental exams are designed to diagnose, treat, and prevent dental health conditions that can potentially be harmful to your overall health.
Dental cleaning appointments are traditionally scheduled twice a year for individuals with good oral hygiene. However, individuals with more complex dental needs might need 2-4 dental cleanings annually.
The team at Adirondack Dental Group informs you during your cleaning if a more comprehensive dental exam is needed. Depending on your individual oral health needs, the cleanings do not always include components such as X-rays.
To learn more about dental cleanings and to schedule an initial consultation at Adirondack Dental Group, call the office today.