At Legacy Dental, we believe that a good homecare routine followed by regular cleanings, is a great way to maintain your oral health.
Professional Dental Cleaning
During your cleaning appointment you can expect the following:
Removal of calculus (tartar)
Calculus is hardened plaque that is firmly attached to the tooth surface. It forms both above and below the gum line, and can only be removed with dental instrum...
Dental Exams and x-rays can help identify any oral diseases.
A comprehensive dental exam will be performed by our dental team at your initial visit. During regular check-up exams, your dentist and hygienist will include the following:
Examination of diagnostic x-rays – Essential for detection of decay, tumors, cysts and bone loss. X-rays also help determine tooth and root positions (not taken at every appointm...
Fluoride is a widely used agent to help prevent tooth decay. This natural mineral is present in varying amounts in almost all water and food supplies.
For over 50 years, the benefits of fluoride have been supported by many health and professional organizations.
We may recommend professional fluoride treatments for the following reasons:
Deep grooves and pits on the chewing surfaces of teeth
At Legacy Dental, we use a few different kinds of laser wavelengths to aid in the treatment of periodontal disease.
How it works
In some circumstanes periodontal laser therapy, a dental laser is used as a complement therapy to the typical scaling and root planning treatment. Our hygienists will use a diode laser to reduce the bacterial count in the pockets around the teeth and to help in the treatment of gingivial inflammation.