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Cleaning and Checkups

Preventive dental care is the best way to keep your smile beautiful and maintain good oral health. One of the key elements of preventive dental care is having routine cleanings and checkups. At Smile Design Studios, we recommend that our patients adhere to a preventive dental care treatment plan to protect their teeth and minimize dental treatment costs. Most dental insurance covers cleanings and checkups, making these necessary visits affordable.

Professional teeth cleaning by a registered dental hygienist aims to remove plaque, tartar and stains that have accumulated on the teeth. Even with routine brushing and flossing of your teeth and gums, tartar can develop. The professional cleaning of teeth is a crucial part of good oral hygiene and is needed periodically to maintain the health of your teeth and gums.

Most dentists recommend having your teeth professionally cleaned every 6-12 months to reduce the likelihood of periodontal disease progressing. In addition to routine cleanings, good oral hygiene at home is vital to prevent tartar buildup and gum disease.

Comprehensive Dental Exams

Routine checkups once a year can catch dental issues in the early stages. Our dental team uses advanced technology to identify decay, cracks and other oral health issues during annual exams. We utilize digital x-rays, VELscope and intraoral cameras for advanced imaging when screening for decay, tooth damage, oral cancer and other dental issues. Catching oral health issues early can minimize serious complications and improve treatment options.

Checkups are needed to identify any dental issues and create a treatment plan to protect your oral health. They are also a great opportunity for you to ask about cosmetic or restorative dentistry options to improve your smile. Dr. Ellis and our dental team are here to answer any questions you have about your oral health and provide options to improve the beauty of your smile.

To protect your smile and oral health, make sure to adhere to annual or bi-annual cleanings and checkups. Contact Smile Design Studios to schedule your next exam and cleaning. We accept most types of dental insurance, so call us today.

What Patients Say About
Smile Design Studios

4.9 / 5.0

Based on 429 reviews

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Ronnie G.

Absolutely amazing staff. Takes the time to make you feel comfortable and at ease. Office is extremely clean and welcoming. Takes care of you as a person and client and not as just a number. Dr. Ellis is truly amazing!

Roderick D.

My experience at Smile Design Studio was a very nice and pleasant one. Everyone is very professional, courteous and approachable. Dr. Ellis is very knowledgeable, caring and makes you feel right at ease. Today was my first visit, but definitely not the last.

Chantelle B.

Thank you Dr. Ellis for your amazing service. Dr. Ellis really cares about her patients and she takes great care of you. Her staff is awesome from the front desk you feel welcomed and my experience was the same all the way through. I was SUPER afraid to have any dental work done but Dr. Ellis made me feel so much better. I would recommend Dr. Ellis to everyone! Thank you Dr. Ellis

Terence H.

Dr. Ellis and her staff are always very professional and create a pleasant dental experience. My entire family is under the care of Dr. Ellis and we appreciate the attention to detail that she provides so that we have healthy teeth and gums. I highly recommend her practice for your dental needs and a beautiful smile!