MARK L. STANKEWITZ, D.D.S.

BOARD CERTIFIED PROSTHODONTIST

 

Advanced Cosmetic, Reconstructive, and Implant Dentistry

oral hygiene

Dr. Stankewitz feels that home care is THE MOST IMPORTANT factor in treatment success!

Oral Hygiene Q & A

Is it good to do teeth cleaning?

Even if you brush and floss regularly, getting a cleaning is a great way to keep your mouth healthy and odor-free. Studies have shown a connection between oral and overall health. Regular dental cleanings may help lower your risk for some diseases, like heart disease and stroke.

What teeth cleaning does?

Teeth cleaning. Teeth cleaning is part of oral hygiene and involves the removal of dental plaque from teeth with the intention of preventing cavities (dental caries), gingivitis, and periodontal disease.

Can teeth cleaning damage your teeth?

A cleaning at the dental office can scrape enamel off teeth. This is false. During a cleaning at the dentist's office, it can feel like teeth are being damaged or over-scraped. ... After a cleaning, teeth can also feel more sensitive to hot and cold as well as liquids and food.

What happens if you never get your teeth cleaned?

If not removed, plaque can break down tooth enamel and cause decay. During regular dental checkups, dental professionals clean and remove plaque. ... Gum disease – Untreated tooth decay can lead to gum or periodontal disease. The gums are designed to provide a tight cover around your teeth and roots.

Memorial Hermann

Memorial City

Medical Plaza 3

915 Gessner Rd. Suite 515

Houston, TX 77024

markstankewitz515@gmail.com

713.464.6335

Monday – Thursday 8:30AM – 4:00PM

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