Professional Dental Cleanings For Preventive Dentistry in Phoenix, AZ

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What is a dental Cleaning?

Even if you are brushing and flossing your teeth perfectly at home, it can still be beneficial to schedule a dental cleaning at Sunrise Smile Design twice each year. Using state-of-the-art equipment, a bi-annual professional dental cleaning treats built-up tartar and plaque, and then polishes the enamel for a healthier, brighter smile. During your treatment, you can ask for tips on caring for your teeth at home and learn if there are any areas that may need extra care. A professional dental cleaning will give our skilled dental team a chance to look for any areas of concern in your mouth that might need care. Having a professional dental cleaning is a vital part of maintaining your oral health, so make appointments for your family at our Phoenix, AZ office.

Best Candidates For a dental Cleaning

The ADA (American Dental Association) recommends people have a professional cleaning two times a year. Children should have a dental exam before their first birthday and following that, we can help you determine when your child is ready for their next appointment. A professional dental cleaning can help you avoid cavities since built-up plaque, the main cause of tooth decay, is removed. A professional cleaning will also address stains and tartar on your enamel. If you want to brighten your smile, freshen your breath, boost your health, and save money in the long run, schedule a dental cleaning at Sunrise Smile Design.

Dental Cleaning Process

Your dental cleaning starts by removing the plaque and tartar that have built up on your teeth, which is difficult to remove at home with just daily brushing and flossing. Advanced equipment is used to carefully scale buildup without affecting the enamel. First, an ultrasonic device addresses bigger areas of plaque and tartar with a lubricating mist and high-speed vibrations. Then, handheld instruments such as a scaler or curette will be used to remove smaller pieces. Each tooth will be treated individually to get all the plaque and tartar. After your teeth are clean, your enamel will be polished to strengthen the enamel and remove stains. If needed or requested, a professional fluoride treatment can be completed after the cleaning.


Our team may suggest cleanings more often if you have other oral health concerns such as gum disease. Throughout your treatment, we will help you develop a good home oral care routine by demonstrating techniques or recommending products that will focus on your needs. These can be very beneficial for your teeth, wallet, and overall health, so be sure to attend your dental cleanings at Sunrise Smile Design.

 dEntal Cleaning Insurance Coverage

A professional dental cleaning is a preventive treatment, so it is usually covered by dental insurance. Our office can talk to your insurance to understand your specific coverage and then calculate any out-of-pocket costs. If you don't have dental insurance, please talk to a member of our financial team about payments we take, including medical financing.

Achieve a Healthier Smile

Help keep your smile healthy and bright with dental cleanings two times each year at Sunrise Smile Design in Phoenix, AZ. Our experienced team works with patients improve their total health with dental cleanings to remove built-up tartar and plaque. As an important part of a proactive dental care plan, a professional cleaning may keep your family from a lot of trouble and extensive treatments later. Contact our front office to schedule a cleaning for yourself and your family.

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