I brush my teeth every day. Why is it important to have my teeth cleaned at the dental office?
Careful brushing and flossing do a good job of keeping your teeth clean in between visits. But there are some places that can be difficult to clean thoroughly on your own, and over time, plaque and tartar can build up. This can cause all sorts of problems, including bad breath, gum disease, and tooth decay, that can only be prevented with regular professional cleanings and in-office fluoride treatments. Coming back for regular visits also helps us catch and correct problems when they are small, which keeps your teeth healthier, saves you money, and makes your dental visits a lot easier.