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Let the Dr. Garcia and Associates Team Give You the Smile of Your Dreams!

We know you spend a lot of time brushing and flossing your teeth; however, scheduling a routine dental cleaning every six months is still important. At Dr. Garcia and Associates, it is our goal to help you prevent oral health problems from developing. Learn more about the importance of professional dental hygiene in Baltimore, Maryland, and let us help you prevent tooth decay.

How Often Should I Schedule a Dental Cleaning?

In general, you should schedule a professional dental cleaning every six months. That way, you can prevent serious oral health problems from developing. If you need to come to the office more often than that, we will let you know. 

What Happens During a Dental Cleaning?

Several important tasks will occur when you visit our office for your dental cleaning. They include:

  • We will always start by thoroughly brushing your teeth.
  • Then, our professional team will floss in between each tooth.
  • We will apply fluoride treatments to provide your teeth with some additional protection.
  • We will remove plaque and tartar from the surfaces of your teeth.
  • Dr. Nicholas Garcia will inspect your teeth thoroughly to identify any potential acute oral health issues that need to be addressed.

Make sure you schedule your next cleaning with our team! 

How Does a Professional Cleaning Prevent Gingivitis and Tooth Decay?

Even though you brush and floss your teeth at home, there are some issues that you cannot address on your own. Eventually, plaque and tartar will start to build up on the surfaces of your teeth, and if you do not remove it, it can lead to significant oral health problems. Our team has the training and experience necessary to remove plaque and tartar before it damages your oral health. 

Call Dr. Garcia and Associates To Make an Appointment for Your Next Cleaning

At Dr. Garcia and Associates, we are here to help you protect your teeth and gums. Dr. Nicholas Garcia is always available to help you, so call us to make an appointment at (410) 837-0304.


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