You might wonder I just got scaling six months back, should I be doing it again? My teeth looks good? I don’t smell that bad too? Do you have question like this? This article will provide you more benefits of scaling.Plaque and tartar are part of your oral system, they build up in your mouth no matter how good you take care of your mouth. Bacteria colonies form in our mouths every time we eat or drink, and while brushing,flossing, and using mouthwash are an effective strategy for getting rid of most of these particles, some always remain.
This is why you need to visit your dentist for a checkup at least once every four to six months.Using a procedure called scaling (Cleaning), the dentist will take away the layers of plaque buildup that have formed over time.
One of the key factors that affect the rate of tartar accumulation is saliva.Certain individuals have thicker saliva than others, thicker saliva increases the amount of tartar that is present on your teeth and gums. Therefore, your body's hydration and keeping hydrated by drinking water is very important to maintain proper saliva viscosity and proper oral clearance.
Likewise, eating on certain sides of your mouth and using drugs can exacerbate the level of buildup as well. Scaling is crucial for preventing gum disease and many other oral health problems, which is why you should never put off going to the dentist.
Untold Benefits :
Helps eliminate bad breath -
Whether you are plagued by chronic bad breath (referred to as halitosis) or the occasional bout of odour, scaling can significantly improve the problem by getting rid of its source. Many people mistakenly believe bad breath is caused by the foods they eat, but this is not always the case. Tartar buildup is often the main culprit, so the only way to cure chronic bad breath for good is to remove the gunk on your teeth and gums.And of course, don't forget to brush your tongue as the hair on your tongue can also harvest odour causing bacteria.
It’s good for your heart -There have been countless studies performed on the correlation between a person's oral and overall health. Gingivitis and gum disease have a direct effect on your cardiovascular well-being. Your risk of heart diseases, high blood pressure,stroke, diabetes and many other life-threatening illnesses can be greatly reduced by simply removing the tartar which acts as the cause factors for so many of these debilitating diseases.
It will save your money-The most and important secret of Scaling (cleaning) is it can save your thousands :) Yes……….Taking good care of your teeth and mouth at home and by visiting the dentist regularly, will save you thousands or more over your lifetime.Regular cleanings help prevent cavities, but more importantly identify cavities or caries at an early stage. Taking care of a small cavity which may cost you a few hundred can be a easy and simple procedure. Left untreated inevitably will lead to unwanted complications including; infection, root canal treatment, tooth loss. All unpleasant outcomes that are very expensive to remedy.
Dentist use ultrasonic instruments for maximum precision, more effective removal of tartar and calculus, and overall better patient comfort as well as quicker treatment. The number of scaling sessions required and the amount of time required is individualised depending on each patient's specific needs.