Cleanings and Checkups

As soon as your first tooth erupts in infancy, most general dentists recommend regularly scheduling dental cleanings and checkups. Dr. Neal Patel and Dr. Alesia Apana can take the best care of your smile when you schedule dental cleanings and checkups at Vitalize Dental.

When to Call the Dentist

It is vitally important not only to your oral health but also to your overall health that you get your teeth checked regularly. When bacteria are left to grow on the surface of the teeth, it can lead to painful inflammation and infection in the mouth, known as periodontal disease. If periodontal disease is left untreated, it can aggravate systemic severe health issues, including cardiovascular disease, dementia, and diabetes.

From young children through senior citizens, visiting the dentist at least twice a year is a great way to keep teeth and the body strong and healthy. Still, some patients with certain conditions (like pregnancy, gum disease, and more) could benefit from more frequent basic dental cleanings. Our St. Johns teeth cleaning dentists can help you decide how often you should visit the dentist for dental cleanings and checkups based on your stage of life, health status, and needs.

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How It Works

For starters, Vitalize Dental offers a comprehensive dental check-up which includes a full-mouth examination, X-rays when necessary, and a thorough check for any signs of oral cancer. If any problems are identified, we will devise a treatment plan for you that suits your budget.

After examining your smile, our dental hygienists will perform prophylaxis (or one of the types of dental cleaning designed to prevent disease development). Carefully, they will clean the teeth and along the gumline using specialized tools, leaving patients feeling fresh, invigorated, and ready to smile.

Our goal is to help you leave your dental cleaning and checkup appointment feeling confident that your oral health is in the best hands with our qualified and highly trained staff. At the end of your appointment, don’t forget to schedule a follow-up dental cleaning and checkup to keep your smile healthy.

Maintain Wellness with Dental Cleanings and Checkups in St. Johns, FL

Keeping your teeth and gums pristine and disease-free is the secret to overall wellness. At Vitalize Dental, Dr. Patel and Dr. Apana can keep your smile in tip-top shape with periodic cleanings and checkups. Call 904-730-1420 or conveniently schedule an appointment online for a teeth cleaning and dental exam in St. Johns, FL.