For optimal dental health a routine cleaning is recommended every 6 months in most cases. Our hygienists use specialized tools to remove sticky plaque and hard tartar deposits from the surfaces of your teeth and above your gums. These cleanings are very important for preventing gum disease and for preventing gingivitis building up within your mouth.
Hygienists at Dentistry at the Crossing are highly experienced, having preformed thousands of excellent routine cleanings. Our team uses the latest technology and methods to ensure clients are receiving a thorough clean to maintain a healthy smile and gum line. Towards the end of your appointment one of our dentists will stop in to examine your oral health, keeping an eye out for any irregularities, if any irregularities are identified our dentist will inform you of the best course of action to remedy the potential issue or prevent it from worsening.
There are two main portions of the routine dental visit. The cleaning and the checkup. During the checkup portion one of our dentists will examine your oral health with advanced technology to determine if there are any health concerns that need to be addressed.
The Cleaning Portion Consists of the Following:
Be sure to take care of your teeth and gums between regular dental visits. Plaque is always forming on your teeth, but you can manage it by brushing and flossing regularly. Here are some tips for good oral care at home.
We are proud to offer one of Ottawa's most advanced clinics. Our dental chairs are modern lounging recliners made of memory foam. Its built-in massage feature soothes as treatment is rendered to allow a spa-like atmosphere. All treatment can be seen on the overhead television if desired, or to watch regular television programming. Intra-oral cameras allow us to show patients what is being done and why; what we see, you see. X-ray images, when needed, are taken with digital radiography which allows us to minimize a patient’s exposure time, thereby reducing the amount of radiation dramatically compared to conventional x-ray images.