Professional Teeth Cleaning

& Preventative Maintenance

 *Patient of Dr. Golestani

Preventative Care Program

At Dental 359 we look at the long term care of our patients. Your health and well-being is important to us. We believe that our Preventive Care Program is one of the most important services we provide. A professional clean with our dentist or dental hygienist is the only way to remove plaque that has built up and hardened into tartar. Regular care and maintenance of your teeth and gums is vital.

Professional teeth cleaning

At Dental 359 our care program consists of two components. The first, a thorough clean of your teeth to remove the calculus and plaque build-up. The second will be to discuss the ongoing care of your teeth and apply any treatments that the dentist has recommended as well as an examination and discussion with the dentist which will identify any areas of concern.

Benefits of ongoing teeth care & maintenance

We believe that prevention of gum disease is better than cure and in the long term regular maintenance of your teeth and gums is more cost effective. Research is suggesting that gum disease is linked to other common health problems. It must be treated with the same urgency as other health issues. Only a regular visit with a thorough professional clean can help in identifying and treating this. Without this you may end up with oral health diseases such as gum disease, decay, bad breath and even tooth loss. By scheduling regular checkups — twice a year — early stage gum disease can be treated before it leads to a much more serious condition.

Contact us to set up your preventative care program

Please call our team at Dental 359 on 1 300 625 625 or email us on smile@dental359.com.au to book your professional cleaning and examination appointment.

Dental Hygiene Frequently Asked Questions

Bleeding gums are a sign of inflammation caused from plaque, a sticky film containing bacteria sitting on the teeth and along the gum line. When teeth aren’t brushed adequately the bacteria causes Gingivitis, which is inflammation of the gums. This includes swollen/ puffy gums, darkened red in colour, bleeding and can be painful. Gingivitis is reversible through good brushing 2 times a day and flossing once a day. If bleeding occurs when you floss don’t be discouraged this is a sign that you need to floss more. You aren’t doing any damage to the gums and after a short time the bleeding will stop and your gums will become a lot healthier.

We’ve written a blog containing some great tips for flossing and brushing your teeth. See more here.

New studies have shown that electric toothbrushes clean teeth and gums better than a manual toothbrush. Scientists have found that they achieve healthier gums and less tooth decay. The oscillating motion of an electric toothbrush allows the user to hold the brush lightly on the tooth and allow to brush to clean rather than using a scrubbing motion. This helps minimise gum recession and wear on the teeth. Bec (our Dental Hygienest) and Dr Golestani both recommend switching to an electric toothbrush, and find patients that make the switch not only have better oral health but love their new brush and wish they made the switch years ago!

Whitening you teeth is a great options to improve your smiles appearance and achieve a brighter look. Before your whitening appointment you will need to undergo an examination and a scale and clean. Unfortunately not all patients are suitable to have whitening, such as patients with anterior crowns or restorations, as they won’t lighten. Patients with tooth decay or demineralisation, pregnant patients and children. Ask Bec or Dr Hooman Golestani if you are suitable for whitening at your next scale and clean!

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To preserve your natural teeth for life,
while maintaining your oral health at the highest level.

Call us on 1300 625 625 or email   smile@dental359.com.au for more information.

Learn more on our blog

Transforming your smile can be a life changing experience. Smile Makeovers or Cosmetic Dentistry is very much about the appearance of your teeth but more importantly about restoring and improving the health and integrity of your dentition. To achieve this, at Dental 359, we pay close attention to every detail, from the initial consultation, the treatment plan phase, treatment and ultimately, follow-up care.