Are Professional Dental Cleanings Really Necessary?

Most of our patients here at our Brewster dental practice wonder whether or not they still need professional dental cleaning when they’re already extra diligent in taking care of their teeth at home. Some of these patients have even shared that they use specially formulated toothpastes to give those pearly whites a bit of polish.

So, are professional dental cleanings really necessary? Yes of course!

The truth is that brushing and flossing are actually not enough in removing the buildup of both plaque and tartar.  The former is formed by acid-producing bacteria which in turn are destructive to your oral health while the latter is a result of too much plaque which in turn can mineralize into a hard substance. The  only way to get rid of both is through professional dental cleanings done by a dentist or a dental hygienist.

In addition, our dental team are equipped with the most advanced tools in the industry that will make sure that your teeth are cleaned and polished thoroughly. By having your pearly whites professionally cleaned on a regular basis,  you also reduce your chances of acquiring gum disease as both plaque and tartar can lead to severe gum problems if left untreated.

Healthier Mouth, Healthier Body!

At the Family Dental Group practice, our main priority is to make professional dental cleanings pain-free and comfortable as much as possible.  After all, a healthy mouth translates to excellent overall health. Get in touch with us by calling  908-688-0022 or by filling out this contact form to schedule a consultation. We look forward to your visit!

 

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I was scheduled for an 11:15 appointment for a cleaning with Ellen. There was no wait time at all. She answered any questions I had and did an excellent job. She has a great personalty and really […]
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Luckily for my teeth, I have been going to Family Dental Group for 30 plus years. Dr. Michael Gelbart has been an excellent dentist for both my husband and I. My husband had an implant and was good […]
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The hygenist was extremely efficient, helpful and knowledgeable about my teeth and gums. A very pleasurable experience. The receptionists were very friendly The office is clean and comfortable.
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My experience with Family Dental Group and Dr. Lucchese has been amazing! He truly has been understanding & has done incredible work with me. *My true SMILE has returned because of his wonderful […]
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I have been going to Lesha for years for my hygiene cleaning. She is professional, excellent at what she does, and a super super human being. Family dental should honor her in many ways for her […]
Michelle B.
Did not feel any pain while he gave me the needles, unbelievable! Friendliest staff!
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I would definitely recommend this place to my family and friends. The atmosphere is very welcoming and the staff is so very helpful. Katie, Rosie, Lisa and Jeannie, just to name a few of the friendly […]
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You cannot go wrong if Dr. Brown is your dentist! He is absolutely amazing. Patient, kind, and truly wants what is best for the kids he sees. My son is timid and gets nervous easily, but Dr Brown […]
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The care I received at Family Dental Group in Fishkill exceeded my expectations. I went in to have all my wisdom teeth removed and from the moment I stepped in for the initial consult, the […]
Jenny C.
This was my first visit to Family Dental in Fishkill. As soon as I arrived, I was greeted by the ladies at the front desk. I filled out the new client paperwork and was taken in the back to see the […]
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My very difficult one year old had to have a laser lip tie repair and dr hinkle was absolutely amazing with her. He sees my sensory sensitive son already who is teo and has been for a year now and he […]
Adrianna R.
My daughter is only 3 but had some cavities. Dr Brown made her so comfortable while he filled them. He didn’t want to scare her or make her freak out. He spoke calmly and patiently with her and […]
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Dr. Leo checked my x-rays and showed me that I needed a cavity filled and the crown replaced. She expertly and painlessly took care of everything while making me feel comfortable and special. […]
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I was so scared about my oral surgery even though i was being sedated. Margaret was absolutely wonderful to me as was Dr. Oh. Thank good ness for their understanding and letting my boyfriend stay […]
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I am very satisfied with the treatment I was provided by Dr. Peter Lucchese. Between the Dr. and Jose, my issues were immediately attended to! Dr. Gelbart – you have a great staff there!!!!
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