Why You Should Never Skip Dental Cleanings
At Northwest Arkansas Family Dental, our team wants you to enjoy healthy teeth and gums for life. This means seeing our dentist regularly and having dental cleanings every six months.
Even if you have a great oral hygiene routine at home—brushing and flossing twice per day—this is not enough to prevent infections or periodontal disease.
Bacteria, unfortunately, hide and collect in hard to reach areas and close to the gum line. Only a skilled dental hygienist with the proper dental tools can clean these problem areas thoroughly. Additionally, some plaque and bacteria are simply resistant to brushing and flossing alone.
Further, dental cleanings with fluoride treatments can help strengthen teeth against cavities and ...