7502 Iron Bar Lane

Gainesville, VA 20155

Professional Dental Cleanings (Bi-Annual Prophylaxis) – Gainesville, VA

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Overview

Visiting Atlas Walk Dental & Orthodontics for regular dental cleanings is a cornerstone of achieving and maintaining optimal oral health. Our skilled, friendly team uses advanced tools to gently remove plaque and tartar buildup and polish your teeth for a brighter, healthier smile. Throughout your dental cleaning visit, we will assess your teeth and gums and offer tips on how to better maintain your oral health at home. Regular dental cleanings and exams at our Gainesville, VA office provide general dentist Dr. Najib Adi the chance to check your teeth and gums and identify any areas that might require treatment. To schedule dental cleaning visits for you and your family, contact Atlas Walk Dental & Orthodontics today.

Best Candidates

Dr. Adi and the Atlas Walk team follow the American Dental Association’s (ADA) recommendation that patients receive dental cleanings at least twice each year. In some cases, more frequent cleanings may be recommended based on your oral health condition and specific treatment needs. Children should have their first visit to the dentist before their first birthday. After this initial appointment, our doctors will help you determine when your child’s next visit to our office should be.

Dental cleanings are important for all patients, as these procedures help prevent tooth decay and oral disease by removing the buildup of plaque-bacteria, the leading cause of tooth decay. A dental cleaning also eliminates tartar (calcified plaque) and stains from your teeth to help improve your oral health, freshen your breath, and create a brighter, more confident smile. Keeping regular bi-annual dental cleanings with our experienced team at Atlas Walk Dental & Orthodontics may help minimize treatment needs and save you time and expense in the future.

What To Expect

During your cleaning, our talented dental hygienists will gently remove plaque and tartar deposits that have accumulated on your teeth. Even with excellent oral hygiene at home, you may still experience some tartar buildup. We use ultrasonic and hand instruments to remove these deposits from your teeth while maintaining the integrity of your tooth structure. After each tooth has been thoroughly scaled and cleaned, our hygienists will polish to create a smooth finish and remove surface stains. Fluoride treatments are typically administered in children and may be recommended for adults to help strengthen the teeth and prevent cavities from developing.

Follow-Up

Dr. Adi and his staff may recommend more frequent cleanings if you have been diagnosed with and treated for gum (periodontal) disease. Our team performs gum disease screenings regularly and can demonstrate how to brush and floss properly at home to help minimize your risk of developing this common condition. We will tailor your home care recommendations to meet your specific oral health needs and show you any areas in your mouth that may require extra attention. Depending on your oral health condition, our dentists or hygienists may suggest products to help you achieve better oral health. At the end of your cleaning visit, our team will schedule your next appointment at a time and date convenient for you.

Insurance Coverage

Since dental cleanings (prophylaxis) are regarded as preventive procedures, they are typically covered by dental insurance. Before your scheduled visit, our team will contact your insurance provider to review your benefits and determine if there will be any out-of-pocket expenses. We want you to get the care you need and offer several convenient payment options to help you cover any costs outside of dental insurance.

Professional Dental Cleaning

Keep your family’s smiles healthy and happy with bi-annual cleanings at Atlas Walk Dental & Orthodontics. Dr. Adi and our entire team are proud to help patients of all ages achieve total oral health and wellness through routine preventive care. With routine visits, dental cleanings can help minimize your family’s future treatment needs. Contact our Gainesville, VA family dental practice today to schedule your dental cleaning appointments.

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