Dental Cleanings
and Exams

Have a confident smile and minimize the risk of tooth decay and dental infections with regular cleanings and exams.

What are Dental Cleanings and Exams?

Dental cleanings and exams are two of the most essential dental health treatments that everyone needs. Cleanings ensure that bacteria and plaque remain off the teeth to avoid gum disease and tooth decay. Exams help the dentist identify potential dental health problems before they become worse, ensuring your long-term oral health.

How Do Dental Cleanings and Exams Work?

During your cleaning and exam, our dental team will:

  • Clean your teeth by removing any plaque or tartar (also called dental calculus), which can lead to tooth decay and periodontal disease
  • Floss and polish your teeth for a healthy, bright smile
  • Examine your smile for signs of any damaging dental conditions or diseases

We may utilize dental X-rays to further evaluate your smile and make certain that you receive the dental care you need. Regular dental cleanings and exams are essential in maintaining good oral health, preventing cavities and gum disease, and making sure that any damaging conditions are treated as early as possible.

How Often Should I Come in for a Cleaning and Exam?

We recommend that you visit us every six months for a routine dental cleaning and exam. We may suggest more frequent visits if needed, and we also encourage you to contact us if you suffer from a dental emergency, pain, or injury.

Do You Need a Dental Cleaning and Exam in Sioux City, IA?

While good oral hygiene practices at home are important, only regular dental cleanings and exams can remove the plaque and tartar that builds up in the mouth. Our dentists and team offer routine dental exams and teeth cleanings in Sioux City, Iowa, to help keep your oral health in top shape. Call us today to get started!

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