Dental Checkup and Cleaning: What to Expect

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As you may already know, a dental checkup and cleaning is required every six months if you want to maintain a strong and successful oral health. So, if you’re due for your six month checkup, our Bright Dental Care team encourages you to call 661.588.2772 today and schedule an appointment at your earliest convenience.

When you come in for your appointment, you can expect the following steps:

Step 1: First, our welcoming dental team will guide you through our office into a comfortable dental chair. Then, we will put a bib-like cloth over your chest to keep your clothes from getting wet or dirty.

Step 2: Your friendly hygienist will then deeply clean your smile with special tools. This is a vital treatment because it involves removing the plaque and tartar from your teeth. This helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease. This cleaning shouldn’t cause pain—just a little bit of pressure. You will then go through a flossing treatment.

Step 3: Your hygienist will then take a few X-rays of your smile. When finished, your dentist will come into the room and examine them. If you have any dental issues, he will discuss them with you and help you decide on the best treatment possible.

Step 4: Lastly, our team will give you a beneficial fluoride treatment. This will come in the form of a foam, gel, or varnish. The treatment will only last a few minutes, but it will give your teeth the strength they need to fight bacteria and harmful particles throughout the day.

As you can see, your appointment will be easy, painless, helpful, and productive. To learn more about dental cleanings in Bakersfield, California, please call our office today and talk to Dr. Yong Eon Park or a member of our dental team. We are happy to help you in any way we can!