Archive for July, 2012

“But I just want a ‘simple’ cleaning.”

What is a ‘simple’ cleaning? A ‘simple’, or routine cleaning is for a patient that has healthy gums  and does not presently have periodontal disease. A prophylaxis is a preventative treatment, which includes the removal of plaque and calculus (also know as tartar), from the tooth and gum line. At the end of this procedure […]