Your Path to a Lasting Healthy Smile at Palm Bluff Dentistry in Fresno, CA

At Palm Bluff Dentistry in Fresno, CA, we understand the importance of maintaining a healthy smile, and professional dental cleanings are a critical component of this. While regular brushing and flossing at home are essential, they cannot replace the thorough cleaning provided by our dental professionals.

The Necessity of Professional Cleanings

Combating Plaque and Preventing Gum Disease: Professional cleanings are the only way to effectively remove plaque buildup, which is a leading cause of gum disease. Our experienced dental hygienists use specialized tools and techniques to gently yet effectively clean areas that regular brushing can’t reach, ensuring the health and longevity of your teeth and gums.

Regular Appointments for Optimal Oral Health

Following ADA Recommendations: The American Dental Association (ADA) suggests dental cleanings every six months. However, for those prone to gingivitis, or for patients with dental implants, more frequent cleanings – every three to four months – are advised to prevent infections and maintain optimal oral health. These regular cleanings are not just about plaque removal; they include a comprehensive oral examination to check for cavities, signs of decay, and even screen for oral cancers.

What To Expect During Dental Cleaning

During your dental cleaning at Palm Bluff Dentistry, expect a thorough and gentle experience tailored to promote your oral health. The process, lasting approximately 1 hour, includes plaque and tartar removal, polishing of teeth, and flossing, alongside an evaluation of your oral hygiene. Dr. Claypool and our skilled team will also provide personalized recommendations to enhance your daily dental care routine. This visit is not just about cleaning; it’s an opportunity to ensure your smile remains bright and healthy.

Beyond Brushing: Complete Oral Hygiene

Effective Home Care Practices:

To complement professional cleanings, we recommend:

Twice Daily Brushing

Brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes using fluoride toothpaste.

Regular Flossing

Floss at least once a day to remove plaque and food particles between teeth.

Toothbrush Care

Use a toothbrush with soft bristles and replace it every three to four months, or sooner if the bristles are frayed.

Choosing the Right Toothbrush

Both manual and electric toothbrushes can be effective, as stated by the ADA. The key is correct and consistent use.

Personalized Brushing Techniques

Learn from Our Experts: During your cleaning appointment at Palm Bluff Dentistry in Fresno, CA, our dental hygienists can demonstrate effective brushing techniques tailored to your oral health needs. We believe in educating our patients on the best practices for oral hygiene, ensuring you have the tools and knowledge to maintain a healthy smile between visits.

Schedule Your Cleaning Today

Maintaining a radiant, healthy smile starts with professional cleanings at Palm Bluff Dentistry in Fresno, CA. We invite you to schedule your next cleaning appointment with us. Our team is dedicated to providing you with the best dental care in a comfortable and welcoming environment.

Othis Services

Opening hours

Monday - Thursday 8AM - 4:30PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Why Choose Us

A better day starts with a better smile.

Meet Dr. Robert Claypool

Dr. Robert Claypool, at Palm Bluff Dentistry in Fresno, CA, combines expert dental care with a personal touch, ensuring every smile is healthy and every patient is heard.


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