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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Patient Reviews
Hope and Renee are 2 of the best hygienists that I have ever had work on my teeth. They take the time to do a GREAT job.
Vincent M.
My family and I always have an amazing experience here! Dr. Brown is so kind and everyone is very kind and friendly! Hands down the best dentist my family and I have ever encountered! :))
Sierra S.
The dental office is very clean and has a kid friendly atmosphere. The dentist (Dr. Hinkle) and his assistant (Gladys) went above and beyond to make my three kids comfortable.
Carmine G.
Very friendly and very accommodating. Love this practice! My kids are especially fond of their peds dentist too!
Vicky K.
I live far away and was visiting relatives when I encountered a dental emergency. FDG gave me an immediate appointment and treated me like I had been their patient for decades. This was on a […]
David S.
I was very pleased with my experience at Family Dental Group. It was good to be treated with professionalism and care. Everyone was very nice, and it is nice to be treated well since you are the […]
Anonymous
Took my nephew for the first time and it was a great experience. The staff are very pleasant and the doctor was both patient and gentle with my nephew. I definitely recommend anyone with children to […]
Shania R.
Dr mila Belgrade and assistant eva are the best I feel happy how treat mia and very clean thanks
Edwin M.
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 […]
Anthony C.
The staff is kind curtious and friendly. They put you right at ease. The dentists are gentle, informative, and warm.. I would highly recommend !!!!
Loretta S.
Excellent
Melinda P.
Great quality in dental care, kind and informative staff and clean office. As someone who has been receiving dental care for 10+ years here, I highly recommend this office!
Noelle T.
TRUST ME…ONE HYGENIST IS NOT THE SAME AS ANOTHER…LESHA…IS A CUT ABOVE…GOD BLESS HER PROFESSIONALISM AND HER GENTLE AND CARING TOUCH. A CREDIT TO THE FAMILY DENTAL GROUP …
Doris M.
Pleasant and did a nice job. Addressed my concerns and had someone give evaluation.
Nancy K.
It was a pleasant experience . The staff was attentive and caring with my child, will continue to see them.
Alani F.
Very caring environment as soon as we entered the door!! Front desk personnel were very polite and attentive! Wonderful dental experience…very much recommended!!
Pamela W.
Excellent service and care
Wanda C.
Lesha always does a thorough job without too much discomfort. A Pro.
Judith S.
This was one of the best dental experiences I have had. The cleaning by hygienist Nikole was outstanding and thorough. The examination by Dr. Kesselman was extremely informative and genuine. The […]
Eric B.
Margaret and Dr. Oh are the best team in the world. I was terrified at the beginning of my appointment and they made me feel so comfortable. I will be telling anyone that will listen about my […]
Bethany H.
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