At the office of Dr. Murphy, it’s our belief that healthy smiles don’t happen by accident. Along with positive oral hygiene habits, we recommend seeing a dentist every six months for a scheduled cleaning and dental health review. For us to help you maintain a lasting smile, we need to periodically examine your teeth and ensure they’re remaining healthy.
Every visit that you arrange for you and your family will allow us to clean your teeth as best we can while also checking for minor damage or weaknesses. With regular check-ups, you can feel more confident and secure in the health of your smile.
A thorough teeth cleaning every few months is the foundation of a healthy smile. Every cleaning increases the chance of your teeth remaining strong for your entire life. By being proactive, you’re less likely to need expensive dentistry. It can also save you a countless number of extra trips to the dentist.
During your comprehensive teeth cleaning, we’ll use special brushes and dental scrapers to remove bacteria, plaque, and tartar. Our expert team can reach the crevices and areas of your mouth that are difficult to brush, preventing the plaque from becoming unmanageable. After the extensive cleaning has taken place, we’ll polish the surface of your teeth which erases stains and protects tooth enamel.
While it is rare, oral cancer can affect everyone. That’s why we offer oral cancer screenings to all our patients at the office of Dr. Murphy. If we notice anything that is suspicious, we refer you to a specialist. From there, we'll quickly set out a plan to have any irregularity more carefully examined and treated.