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Irvine Dental Prophylaxis

Dental prophylaxis is a simple procedure which is a major part of an oral health care regimen needed to event tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss. On average, dental prophylaxis is required every 6 months to maintain a healthy mouth. Dental Prophylaxis is more than just a tooth cleaning. During the exam, several measures are used to monitor and improve the health of your teeth. First, the dental assistant will take X-rays to look for any signs of tooth decay. Your dentist will review the X-rays and also check for any dental problems with a thorough oral exam. Next is the removal of deposits from your teeth with an ultrasonic cleaning or scaling. Your dentist will most likely discuss with you any treatment plans he or she feels are necessary. To make an appointment call