Dental Cleanings in Hurst,TX
As we eat throughout the day, plaque builds up on our teeth. Plaque is a soft, slippery film that sticks to our teeth. It contains millions of bacteria that can cause cavities and gum disease if not removed regularly.
A professional cleaning is important for keeping your child’s teeth and gums healthy and strong.
During the appointment, our team will:
- remove dental plaque and tartar (hardened plaque) buildup,
- polish away outside stains to make your teeth smoother and whiter,
- administer a fluoride treatment to fight cavities and keep your teeth strong, and
- teach you and your child the proper oral hygiene techniques for keeping your child’s teeth in the best shape possible.
For most children, Dr. Lin recommends a professional cleaning every 6 months. However, for certain patients who are especially prone to cavities, or who have certain medical conditions, we recommend a professional cleaning every 3 months. This allows for additional antibacterial therapy for cavity prevention and evaluation of your child’s at-home dental care. At your appointment, we will work with you and your child to develop an individualized preventive plan for a healthy smile.