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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Michelle my hygienist was wonderful. I have worked in the dental field for years and appreciated the time she took to explain things to me as wel as […]
Andrea G.
Doctor O was very nice I was nervous at first, but he was very informative, and patient.
Jordyn H.
Dr Ayuko was very professional.
Susan C.
Lesha is always professional informative and most of all does a fantastic job!
Anonymous
promised it would be easy to get denture repaired ... and they were right ... nice to have teeth stay in and easier to eat!
Margaret A.
Always a pleasure! Great group of professionals!
Julia T.
I have been going here about 2 years and have no complaints. The staff up front are very nice as are the dental staff. They take good care of my […]
Paul C.
This is a warm and friendly team of professional dental workers. I'm so glad I was encouraged to try them when I moved to NY from NJ.
Sally A.
I was a bit apprehensive before the first appointment, as I had been with my previous dentist for many years prior to relocating to New York. All […]
Linda R.
Very good experience at this office. The staff was very friendly. There was a woman who may have been in charge who was very helpful too.
Jerry M.
My daughter had to have two teeth removed by the request of her orthodontist to correct her bite. They made her feel completely at ease and […]
Mackenzie B.
All 3 of my kids go here and they love it. Dentists are very professional and informative.
Xavier M.
Pleasant, professional staff. Showa patient concern.
Anonymous
great job
Rebecca A.
Dan was very friendly and a professional. He made me feel very comfortable and did a good job! Thank you!
Iris M.
I love the Family Dental Group! Thank you to all of the dentists and dental assistants for all that you do! I wouldn't ever consider going to another […]
Patti B.
One of the best pediatric dentistry I have experienced. My three year old was happy leaving and I would recommend to any mother that wants their […]
Mea O.
Did not feel much pain post surgery. Surgery was quick and painless
Danielle S.
Great staff - helpful and courteous
Emani W.
Staff were quite accommodating and friendly. Facility much larger than expected and quite spacious and clean. Dentist was experienced and […]
Margaret A.
Excellent!!!
Ana P.
Dr. Bryan is amazing! I love how the office has changed (for the better) and the staff is always so kind and patient!
Joseph M.
Ellen is awesome
Anonymous
I was treated so professionally and had no wait time!
Anonymous
I have been going to Lasha for years now to have my teeth cleaned. Love her!!!!
Clement V.
I have never had any teeth pulled till yesterday. They did a great job. Pain free.
Mary B.
Great staff.
Craig H.
All are committed to making the experience as painless and pleasant as possible -- from X-rays to cleaning to filling cavities.
Anonymous
Dr. Stein and the staff are great. I get very nervous at the dentist and they are very patient with me.
Diane T.
Dr Kesselman is awesome and so is Jose. I loved the office staff as well. My brother is a stoke patient and has some special needs they treated him […]
Douglas D.
Nicole is my hygienist.. Not only is she knowledgeable in her field, but she is compassionate, humorous and professional.
Barbara M.
My experience was very professional.
Tai F.
Excellent service, no complaints.
Anonymous
Staff is wonderful! Friendly and helpful.
Anonymous
Everyone was very courteous and professional.
Anonymous
Great best dentist office I've ever went to. Thank you for your service.
Tami R.
I was so nervous, but the staff and the doctors made me feel comfortable . The doctor was gentle . Thank you for making my experience a good one . I […]
Louisa S.
Great Experience! Kids love to go to see Dr. Hinkle!
Aiden M.
We have always had excellent treatment from the entire staff. Dr. Stein and Dr. Friedman have been so great.
Andrea W.
Very efficient & comfortable.
Anonymous
I am always treated very well by the staff and dentists in the Brewster office.
Sheridah C.
Okay people nice
Maurice M.
Staff is so friendly and professional. Michelle the dental hygenist is the best I ever had. Thank you for being so kind and patient. Especially […]
Christina F.
The staff is always very friendly, professional and prompt.
Anonymous
My four year old son experience was awesome, the Dr. was great.
Bryce J.
Highly recommend, they are great especially with children !
Katherine C.
always a pleasure
America P.
Everyone from the front desk to the assistant and doctor very pleasant.
Anonymous
I always have a wonderful experience at the Family Dental Group in Fishkill. I don't really like going to the dentist and experience some anxiety and […]
Juliana F.
Took me on time did a nice cleaning with no discomfort had a dentist review the ex rays and expressed his concerns and need to monitor for any […]
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