Scaling And Polishing Of Your Teeth – Are They Necessary?

In this trending era of social media you click a lot of pictures and post it, but this again can be affected by your yellow teeth.
Your yellow teeth may be caused due to dental plaques which are hidden in places where your brush cannot reach. And simultaneously you might have dental problems like gum diseases.

Gum Diseases

What can be done for that?r46, but if they also fail.
What can be done next?
Then you should consider scaling and polishing of your teeth.
What happens to your teeth after scaling and polishing?

What Is Scaling?
Scaling is a dental procedure done to help patients with gum diseases and excessive plaque buildup. It removes the plaque and tartar that builds up in the gum line.

Why Is Scaling Necessary?
If you have a prolonged gum disease then scaling is necessary otherwise it can lead to bone loss.

Scaling Remove

How Often Should The Procedure Be Done?
It is the dentist who should decide the number of times the procedure should be done. Most dentist recommends to do it at least twice in a year, but if you maintain your oral hygiene once a year will be sufficient.

Will It Be Painful?
If you have exterior tartar deposits, then the procedure may not be painful. If you have internal deposits in the gum then you would be given local anesthesia by the dentist before the procedure.

What is Polishing?
Polishing is the procedure to remove stains and make your teeth shiny and smooth. It is mostly done after scaling.

Why Is Polishing Necessary?
It helps in removing the stains that the plaque deposits have left out. It also removes the stains that are left over by other food.

Dental Polishing

When Is The Procedure Done?
If you have undergone a scaling procedure then it is followed up by scaling. Also, this can be done on a normal basis if you want to remove the stains on your teeth.

How Are These Procedures Done?
Scaling and polishing are done by a dentist. In the first step the deposits of plaque and tartar are removed which is called scrape stage. An ultrasound scraper is used to carry out the procedure.
Secondly, the teeth are polished to make the surface of teeth smooth, shiny, and stain-free. Polishing is usually done with a soft rubber cup that spins. A toothpaste-like material is put on the cup and spun on the teeth. Also, the dentist uses air and water that is pressurized that removes stains, plaque, and debris from your mouth. The air and water contain sodium hydrogen carbonate.

Is There Any Difference Between Teeth Whitening And Scaling & Polishing?
Yes, both the procedures are different. Teeth whitening is a cosmetic dental procedure that is done to lighten the pigmentation of the teeth.
What Should You Do After The Procedures?
You should never keep up your oral hygiene by brushing twice and flossing. Your doctor might recommend you to use fluoride toothpaste for brushing. Fluoride toothpaste prevent from tooth decaying
If you are also having any dental problem related to gums, then you can undergo scaling and get your teeth polished. The dentists at GA Dental are here to give back your smile, as the smile is the biggest asset you own.

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About Dr. Gowtham Kattamuri:

Dr. Gowtham has done his BDS from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in 2006 and MDS – Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics from Dr. MGR Medical University in 2010. He is a skilled Endodontist with an experience of over 10 years. Dr. Gowtham is specialized in replacement of teeth, Root Canal, Braces, Dental Implants, prosthetics for maxillofacial defects such as artificial eye, ear, nose and orbital defects, Smile Makeovers with laminates, Zirconia, veneers metal free ceramics. He also performs general dental procedures such as restorations and extractions. He also is trained as an International Patient Coordinator.

About the Clinic:

GA Dental Clinics is a standout amongst the all the famous dental hospitals in Hyderabad, owing to the world class infrastructure it has, and the utility of leading edge technology at the clinic. Besides its unique infrastructure and highly qualified specialists, GA Dental clinic in Hyderabad believes in delivering services at par with global standards.

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