Cleanings & Exams
CleaningsProfessional cleanings performed by a qualified professional are an important addition to your dental health routine of daily brushing and flossing. Using specialized tools and training, your hygienist will remove:
Some patients will require a deep cleaning due to advanced gum disease. Dr. Dahle or Dr. Tingey will review your past dental history and work closely with your dental hygienist to identify any issues for which you may need treatment
Regular continuing care, or recall visits, will help you maintain good oral habits, identify changes early, and increase the likelihood that you can keep your smile beautiful throughout your life.
ExaminationsRegular examinations, by Dr. Dahle or Dr. Tingey, help detect and prevent health issues before they become serious. Consistent dental check-ups help catch problems when they are small and easier to treat. Left unattended, small treatable problems often become worse and may require more extensive, expensive procedures later.
Dental examinations generally include the following: