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What is Deep Teeth Cleaning?

At Verity Smile Studio in Indianapolis, IN, we prioritize the oral health of our patients, and regular teeth cleaning is a fundamental aspect of maintaining a healthy smile. While routine dental cleanings effectively remove plaque and tartar from the tooth surfaces, sometimes a deeper cleaning is necessary to address more advanced cases of gum disease or significant buildup. Deep teeth cleaning, also known as scaling and root planing, is a thorough and effective procedure that goes beyond routine cleaning, targeting the root cause of gum disease and promoting optimal oral health.


Deep teeth cleaning, or scaling and root planing, is a non-surgical procedure performed by our dental professionals to treat gum disease and remove plaque and tartar buildup that extends below the gumline. It involves two main steps: scaling and root planing. Scaling is the removal of plaque and tartar from the tooth surfaces and along the gumline, including the pockets formed between the gums and teeth. Root planing, on the other hand, smooths the tooth roots to remove bacteria and promote gum reattachment.

How Verity Smile Studio can help

Treatment of Gum Disease: Deep teeth cleaning is an effective treatment for gum disease, which occurs when bacteria-laden plaque and tartar accumulate along the gumline and cause inflammation. If left untreated, gum disease can progress and lead to more severe complications, such as gum recession, tooth loss, and even systemic health problems. Deep teeth cleaning removes the bacteria, plaque, and tartar that contribute to gum disease, allowing the gums to heal and reducing the risk of further damage.


Removal of Plaque and Tartar Buildup: Even with diligent oral hygiene practices, plaque and tartar can accumulate in hard-to-reach areas, especially below the gumline. This buildup not only promotes gum disease but also affects the overall health of the teeth and gums. Deep teeth cleaning effectively removes plaque and tartar from these difficult-to-reach areas, eliminating the bacteria that cause gum inflammation and preventing further damage to the supporting structures of the teeth.


Reduction of Gum Inflammation and Bleeding: Gum disease often manifests as red, swollen, and bleeding gums. These symptoms indicate inflammation and infection in the gum tissues. Deep teeth cleaning targets the underlying cause of gum disease by removing the bacteria and irritants that contribute to inflammation. As a result, deep teeth cleaning helps reduce gum inflammation, alleviate bleeding gums, and promote healthier gum tissues.


Prevention of Tooth Loss: Untreated gum disease can lead to progressive damage to the gums, periodontal ligaments, and bone supporting the teeth. In advanced stages, this can result in tooth loss. Deep teeth cleaning plays a vital role in preventing tooth loss by effectively treating gum disease, removing the bacteria and irritants responsible for tissue destruction, and promoting the healing and regeneration of gum tissues. By preserving the health of the gums and supporting structures, deep teeth cleaning helps protect your natural teeth.


Improved Oral Health and Overall Well-being: Deep teeth cleaning is not only beneficial for your oral health but also for your overall well-being. Gum disease has been linked to various systemic health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, respiratory problems, and complications during pregnancy. By treating gum disease through deep teeth cleaning, we reduce the risk of these systemic health issues and help maintain your overall health and wellness.


Enhanced Effectiveness of Home Care: Deep teeth cleaning sets the stage for improved oral hygiene practices at home. By eliminating the plaque and tartar buildup, deep teeth cleaning creates a clean and healthy oral environment. This makes it easier for you to maintain good oral hygiene and prevents the recurrence of gum disease. Our dental professionals at Verity Smile Studio in Indianapolis, IN will provide personalized oral hygiene instructions and recommendations to ensure that you can effectively care for your teeth and gums between dental visits.


Deep teeth cleaning, or scaling and root planing, at Verity Smile Studio in Indianapolis, IN is a comprehensive procedure that addresses gum disease and promotes optimal oral health. By removing plaque and tartar buildup, reducing inflammation, and preventing further damage, deep teeth cleaning helps restore the health of your gums, protect your natural teeth, and improve your overall well-being. Schedule an appointment at Verity Smile Studio in Indianapolis, IN to receive professional deep teeth cleaning and ensure the long-term health of your smile.

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An intensive dental cleaning procedure that involves removing plaque, tartar, and bacteria from below the gum line to treat gum disease and promote oral health.

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