How often do I need to see the dentist for teeth cleaning?
“The experts recommend going at least twice a year to get your teeth professionally cleaned by a dental hygienist…”
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You are probably already aware that the typical schedule for seeing your hygienist is every 6 months, but you may not know why. This article covers that question. One of the main reasons for seeing your hygienist that often is that plaque builds up on your teeth slowly but steadily till your hygienist removes it. It is like barnacles on a ship and contributes to the risk of oral health problems. There are other reasons to keep on seeing your hygienist, as explained by the article.
Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, DDS, Sedation Dentist, Denton, TX