Gum disease affects about 47% of the US population has periodontal disease (gum disease). That equals to about 65 million adults that are affected by periodontal disease. The number is shockingly high and begs to question what can be done to combat this type of disease. Also, we can ask why there is such a large amount of people that suffer from gum disease.
Why Do I Need A Dental Cleaning?
Brushing and flossing are effective but it is also not enough to maintain your gums healthy. Visiting your dentist for regular cleaning is also necessary in order to completely clean your teeth and gums. Dental cleaning involves using tools and special cleaning methods designed to reach hard to get places that cant be clean be cleaned by flossing or using a toothbrush.
Gum disease arises because of several reasons. One reason is that a large majority of people completely neglect their dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly can help maintain your oral health. Flossing for the most part seems tedious and time-consuming for most people. Practicing this daily can help to get rid of food that gets stuck between your teeth. If this food is left there bacteria will start to build and slowly start to develop into periodontal disease.
What Is A Dental Deep Cleaning?
When you neglect your dental health for a long time, and you develop gum disease you will notice that your gums will be really sensitive and may also bleed when you brush or floss your teeth. Deep cleaning can help reverse the effects of periodontal disease. Deep teeth cleaning is more vigorous than a regular dental cleaning. The hygenist will use invasive methods in order to completely rid you of the harmful bacteria affecting your gums and teeth.
How Much Does A Deep Cleaning Cost?
The average price of deep cleaning is usually around $800 - $1000. iSmile Specialists offers a promotional rate of $399 for cash or credit customers at our dental office. Free estimates are available for patients with dental insurance. The quality of our dental services is the absolute highest