The importance of routine appointments

Check-ups are important for maintaining good oral hygiene and health. Regular check-ups will help detect any dental problems ahead of time. Lysaght Dental recommend you get a check-up every six months.

There are 2 parts to a routine dental visit:

 

1: The Examination / Check-up

During your check-up we will:

 

 

2: The Scale & Polish / Cleaning:

 

Brushing and flossing help clean the plaque from your teeth, but you can't remove tartar at home. During the cleaning, we will use special tools to remove tartar and all deposits. This is called scaling. After your teeth are scaled, they may be polished. In most cases, a gritty paste is used for this. It helps to remove any surface stains on your teeth.

 

healthy gum   plaque and tartar build up   scaling removes plaque

 

     Healthy teeth and gums                  Plaque and tartar build up         Scaling removes plaque and tarter

 

What you should do between visits:

 

Be sure to take care of your teeth and gums between regular dental visits. Plaque is always forming on your teeth, but you can get rid of it by brushing and flossing regularly.

 

Here are some tips for good oral care at home:

 

To book an appointment, call 022 53344. To find out more about treatments available and price lists please click here.

 

We have extended opening hours to suit and fit in with your busy lifestyle, late evening appointments are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. If you find yourself with a dental emergency, just give us a call.
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