When you allow plaque to build up on your teeth, you’re at risk for gum disease. The skilled team in the office of Evan Cohen, DDS, offers a range of preventive and teeth cleaning services for the men, women, and children in and around Midtown Manhattan, New York. To schedule your appointment, call now or book your appointment online.
Regular professional teeth cleaning is an essential part of good oral hygiene. Periodontal (gum) disease begins with inflammation of your gums. This disease can progress into an infection and damage your bones, leading to the loss of your teeth.
Diligently caring for your teeth at home by flossing and brushing regularly and seeing a dental hygienist twice each year are the best ways to keep bacteria and plaque from building up and causing problems.
Knowing what happens when you come in for your cleanings every six months helps you understand the importance of the process and the role your hygienist plays in the detection and prevention of disease. This appointment only requires about one hour of your time.
At your next cleaning, you can expect:
Adults and children can develop gum disease at any time if plaque and tartar accumulate. Risk factors for periodontitis include:
Any of the symptoms of gum disease are cause for concern. Come to Dr. Cohen’s office in Midtown Manhattan for a comprehensive exam if you have any of these common signs of periodontal disease:
The team at the office of Evan Cohen, DDS is passionate about providing gentle care and understands you may be nervous about having your teeth cleaned.
If you have sensitive teeth or are anxious about the process, your hygienist ensures you’re entirely comfortable before the cleaning begins. You have the options of having your gums and teeth numbed and using nitrous oxide to relax.
Book your professional cleaning today or make your appointment online using the button below.