Plaque is a sticky film in our mouths that is fast growing. Plaque can lead to gingivitis and dental decay. Good home care can keep the level of plaque very low but over time plaque can hardened to form calculus (tartar) and we cannot remove it with regular brushing and flossing.
Dental Exam & Cleaning in Columbus, MS
Dentists recommend scheduling dental cleanings every 6 months to prevent accumulation of plaque, and also to inspect for other oral health issues. Routine dental cleaning appointments help to catch potential oral health issues early before they become serious. If you have questions or would like to schedule your next dental exam and cleaning, contact Shipp Family Dentistry in Columbus!