What is a Deep Cleaning at the Dentist?


Dental Cleaning O'Fallon ILYou may be familiar with deep cleaning your house or your car, but what does it mean when your dentist says your teeth need a deep cleaning?  A deep cleaning refers to scaling and root planing, which is a special type of cleaning to reverse mild to moderate gum disease. Therefore, if a deep cleaning is suggested, there’s a good chance your dentist has noticed signs of periodontal disease. (more…)