Professional Dental Cleaning

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Scaling

The chief complaint of most of the patients visiting a dental office is bleeding of gums during tooth brushing and eating. Along with bleeding gums, patients often complain about discoloration of teeth and foul smell from mouth which is increasing with the passage of time.  On examination, the dentist tells them that they are suffering from gum disease due to the deposition of tartar or calculus on their teeth and between teeth and gums as well. The solution of the problem is to get professional dental cleaning of teeth which is also termed as dental scaling or oral prophylaxis.

The most obvious questions which pop up in the minds of patients upon this advice are discussed here.