Cavity | Raceview Dental

The Importance of Regular Professional Dental Cleans

The Importance of Regular Professional Dental Cleans By Dr. Simran Patheja Many patients have excellent oral hygiene – brushing twice a day with a fluoridated toothpaste, and flossing before brushing daily. However, everyone (even dentists!) still require professional dental cleaning every 3-12 months. Professional cleaning can remove calculus – a mineralized deposit – that builds…

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Why is your dentist recommending a crown?

Why is your dentist recommending a crown? A dental crown is a protective “cap” that entirely covers a damaged or heavily filled tooth. Your dentist may recommend that you undergo a dental crown procedure for one of a few reasons; you have a particularly weak tooth that needs to be held together, you have a…