Teeth Cleaning

Stained and yellow teeth ruin a beautiful smile! This embarrassing situation can be avoided by having regular teeth cleaning here at Smile Dental.

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Why You Need Teeth Cleaning & Dental Exams ?

To ensure a beautiful healthy smile for life, teeth cleaning at least twice a day is a “must” for both adults and children. Calcium and other substances from the mouth’s saliva continually moisten your teeth that help to keep them strong. However, overtime, it leads to the building-up of plaque and hard deposits called tartar.

Tartar or plaque cannot be eliminated by mere brushing or flossing and if allowed to accumulate, they become the ideal conditions for bacteria to thrive on teeth and gums. It needs to be removed regularly by a dentist otherwise it may becomes a risk for gum diseases and even tooth loss. This is the reason why a six monthly dental check up & clean is recommended.

A teeth cleaning or ‘scale and polish’ involves removing the plaque and tartar build up on your teeth, and leaving the surfaces of the teeth clean and smooth so that bacteria are unable to stick to them and you have a better chance of keeping the teeth clean during your regular home care.

Smile Dental Offer Free Dental Exam

After completing the procedure, your dentist will give you a full update on your oral health. He/She will take you through any problems that may have been found and answer all of your questions. This is time well spent in Smile Dental and you should take advantage of your dentist’s experience and knowledge to learn more about your teeth.


Teeth cleaning tips

  1. Brush your teeth properly. You can ask your dentist for the proper way.
  2. Flossing your teeth after every meal eliminates the particles of food and dangerous substances that cannot be removed by regular brushing.
  3. Stop smoking as nicotine of the tobacco will stain and yellow your teeth. This stain makes your teeth look old and vary hard to remove.
  4. Limit intake of alcohol, coffee, and soda as they deplete the body’s level of calcium and food dye can make pearly white teeth appear dull and discolored.
  5. Calcium and other vitamins those are good for the body.
  6. You should visit your dentist at least twice a year to have a full hygiene treatment performed.
  7. Mouthwashes containing chlorine dioxide are effective in killing the bacteria and maintaining hygienic conditions inside your mouth. Use mouthwash alongside brushing and flossing.
  8. Make an appointment with your dentist asap if your teeth are sore and painful.
  9. Clean the surface of your tongue daily by utilizing a professional tongue cleaner. This is the best way to remove the multitude of bacteria that are thriving specifically on top of the tongue’s rough surface.

Follow these teeth cleaning tips and have regular dental check up to keep your teeth clean, sparkling.

Our Happy Patients

When the family needs dental examinations, the team at Smile Dental is always there to make sure we are well looked after. With young kids, it’s always reassuring to know the team is skilled in making sure their experience is comfortable. Our family couldn’t ask for a better dental practice between the competitive prices and caring staff than Smile Dental.

Burton Family


I’ve been going to Smile Dental for eight years now, and I couldn’t be happier. After hearing nightmares about other dental practices from friends, it only made me more comfortable knowing that I was in the hands of a talented and trustworthy team. Your comfort is Smile Dental’s number one priority, and you see that every time you walk through the door.


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Once you submit the request form, our friendly staff will be in contact with you to set up a dental appointment at a time that suits you. In case you need an urgent appointment, please contact us on 0800 476 453

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