Prophylaxis or better known as dental cleaning is the most important dental procedure for the prevention of some diseases and disorders of oral character.
The main objective is to clean tooth surface removing dental tartar or calcified plaque, it is adhered and accumulated in areas of the tooth brushing is not accessible. This calcified plaque accumulated over long periods of time is a source of bacteria and other microorganisms that cause gum disease and periodontal tissues, whose ultimate consequences are bleeding gums, mobility of teeth, bad breath and infections.
It is advisable to visit the dentist also for health care. Because when the tartar begins to emerge, accumulates countless bacteria, while we eat, the bacteria goes straight to the body with the food.
After get a professional dental cleaning, is necessary to maintain good oral hygiene habits, for which the dentist teaches the techniques of brushing and flossing or other cleaning implements.
With good oral hygiene removes the plaque that causes gingivitis and thus become the best way to prevent it. The teeth should be brushed at least three times a day and should be cleaned gently with dental floss at least once a day.
It is advisable to get dental cleaning every 6 months to keep your teeth and your health in good condition.