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Why You Need a Dental Cleaning

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Dental cleanings are preventative maintenance for your teeth and gums. In other words, brushing and flossing twice per day is not enough to tackle the stronger bacteria and tartar that builds up between teeth and below the gum line over time. Additionally, your toothbrush and dental floss will usually miss several hard to reach areas, which can lead to cavities or dental infections.   At Dental Dimensions, our hygienist is also able to spot potential issues during your teeth cleaning and alert the dentist. When to Get a Dental Cleaning The American Dental Association recommends dental cleanings every six months, and our St. Petersburg dentist agrees with this recommendation. It has been our experience that patients...

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