Even if you're brushing and flossing correctly, there may still be parts of your mouth that your toothbrush and floss can't reach. If plaque has already hardened on your teeth, you won't be able to remove it yourself.
Teeth cleaning can also help to freshen your breath and lift surface stains left by food, drink and tobacco. If you're dealing with an oral health problem such as tooth decay or gum disease, or you're at high risk of developing a condition, we may recommend dental cleaning as part of your treatment or preventive care.
What happens at my dental hygiene appointment?
When you visit our Everton Park or Mitchelton clinic, you'll meet the dentist who'll guide you through every step of your appointment so you know what to expect. This normally includes: