Those who take care of their teeth will maintain good overall health.   There are dental procedures only a dentist can do for the sake of your teeth.   Regular brushing and flossing of your teeth ensure you remove plaque that may form on them.   you however may not be able to clean every surface of your teeth.

What you can do to solve this problem is the scaling and planing procedures.   It is rarely understood.   To perform this procedure, your dentist will use certain instruments on your teeth to scrape off the plaque.   The dentist del mar may also go ahead and use an ultrasonic machine to complete the process.   The the procedure of scaling targets the areas around and below the gum line, which effectively removes tartar.   This tartar forms when regular brushing fails to remove the plaque present there, which hardens with time.

Once scaling has been done, the dentist la jolla then does the procedure of planing.   Once most of the tartar is off, the teethe are left with a rough surface.   By planing, they become smooth.   It results in smoother and cleaner teeth.   It will also be hard for plaque to form on these smooth surfaces.

These two procedures of scaling and planning are very effective in preventing gum diseases such as gingivitis.   Scaling has been shown to also hinder the progression of tooth decay.   When these diseases are stopped from their onset, they will fail to affect you in future.   This saves you from more complicated dental procedures.   Preventing the chances of gum diseases has been shown to be effective in lowering the chances of more serious conditions like heart attacks or strokes from occurring.   When you consider this possibility, it is prudent to arrange for regular scaling and planing of your teeth.

While the dentist does the two procedures, they can introduce antibiotics into the gum line areas, a preventive strategy to the emergence of gum problems and diseases.   Regular visits to the dentist also gives them an opportunity to review and monitor your dental condition, and advise you accordingly, especially if you are susceptible to developing tartar much easier.   Those who easily develop tartar or calculus on their teeth will need to be having these visits on a more frequent basis, for scaling and planing.   They will also benefit from these regular visits, for record keeping purposes.

When you visit the dentist regularly for scaling and planing, you will maintain overall optimum health.   These procedures also reduce considerably the occurrence of such conditions as bad breath or the yellowing of teeth as a result of irregular and poor teeth cleaning practices.   For the sake of your teeth and to prevent future expensive and gruesome dental complications, it is recommended to arrange for regular scaling and planing sessions.