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Hygiene (Cleaning)

Regular teeth cleaning (Prophylaxis) by the dentist is recommended to remove plaque that may develop even with careful brushing and flossing, especially in areas that are difficult for a patient to reach at home. Professional cleaning includes tooth scaling and tooth polishing and debridement if too much tartar has accumulated. This involves the use of various instruments or devices to loosen and remove deposits from the teeth.

*More frequent cleaning and examination may be necessary during the treatment of many of the dental/oral disorders.  Dr. Sabet will determine what is best for your oral health.

 
 

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Sealants

Regular teeth cleaning (Prophylaxis) by the dentist is recommended to remove plaque that may develop even with careful brushing and flossing, especially in areas that are difficult for a patient to reach at home. Professional cleaning includes tooth scaling and tooth polishing and debridement if too much tartar has accumulated. This involves the use of various instruments or devices to loosen and remove deposits from the teeth. A preventative treatment consisting of applying a resin material to one or more teeth, for the intended purpose of preventing dental caries (cavities) or other forms of tooth decay. Most often used in children (or sometimes in adults), is extremely affective in preventing common problems in molars and pre-molars.

 


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Oral Cancer Screening

Regular teeth cleaning (Prophylaxis) by the dentist is recommended to remove plaque that may develop even with careful brushing and flossing, especially in areas that are difficult for a patient to reach at home. Professional cleaning includes tooth scaling and tooth polishing and debridement if too much tartar has accumulated. This involves the use of various instruments or devices to loosen and remove deposits from the teeth. A preventative treatment consisting of applying a resin material to one or more teeth, for the intended At your regular check-ups, Dr. Sabet will look and feel for lumps, masses, growths, red or white patches or recurring sores in the head and neck region. This examination will screen for oral cancer as well as other oral problems. Oral cancers that are found early have a better chance for successful treatment.

 
 

Sealants may prevent common cavities that appear in the grooves of molars and premolars.

Mouth Sores

Although there are numerous types of mouth sores, the most common are canker sores, cold sores and candidiasis.