You do your best every day to prevent cavities and gum disease through brushing, flossing, and eating healthy. Right?

The truth is that even if you have all these healthy habits, professional teeth cleanings are still important. Even the most vigilant of brushers and flossers have plaque in spaces that are just impossible to reach without the right tools. People often don’t realize they can still have plaque or tartar in their mouths after brushing.

Fortunately, a simple trip to the dentist can get your teeth sparkly clean and typically takes less than an hour. What can you expect during your regular teeth cleaning?

An article by Dr. Samir Alaswad. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: WHAT HAPPENS DURING A REGULAR TEETH CLEANING?