Good dental hygiene is a major factor in preventative dentistry, helping you avoid extensive and costly treatment down the track. At Oakstone Dental, our Oakleigh dentists offer thorough teeth cleaning and check ups.
Recommended twice yearly, keeping up to date with your check ups and teeth cleaning reduces chances of dental problems and improves your overall health into the future.
The dentists are trained to check for periodontal disease and gum recession and will usually request you use a soft bristle toothbrush or an electric toothbrush because they are more gentle on your gums.
Benefits of Good Dental Hygiene
Helps to maintain a beautiful smile and overall health and well being.
Research in Japan and the US has discovered significant links between gum disease and heart problems, strokes and a number of other illnesses.
What you should do for your gums
In between dental check ups and teeth cleaning visits, brushing and flossing morning and night helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease and bad breath.
The dental plaque builds up below and on the gum line and between the teeth. This plaque results in bacteria forming in these areas.
Even with your diligent brushing and flossing at home seeing the dentist regularly is essential.