Dental Deep Cleaning Gum Disease Treatment
Our Gentle, Holistic Approach to Dental Deep Cleanings
Regular Cleaning or Deep Cleaning?
As part of your regular cleaning and dental exam, your gums will be measured, a test for gum recession and disease.
If there are signs of gum disease, a dental deep cleaning or other periodontal treatment may be recommended. A deep teeth cleaning should be done as soon as needed because it will you keep your teeth longer.
I’ll help you understand the treatments available to you and we’ll find a solution that is right for you!
Dr. Patel, San Francisco’s leading holistic dentist
Regular Cleaning vs. Deep Cleaning
|Regular Cleaning||Deep Teeth Cleaning|
|Fights & Reverses Gum Disease|
|Removes Plaque & Tartar Below the Gumline|
|Prevents Tissue & Bone Loss|
Our Innovative Approach to Deep Cleanings
Twice yearly dental exams allow us to catch gum disease in the earliest stages. We try to minimize the chances you’ll need a dental deep cleaning at all.
Unlike other dentists who may use manual cleaning tools, our dentists and hygienists use ultrasonic cleaning tools that oxygenate, clean deeper and are less invasive.
Aromatherapy, noise-cancelling headphones, and our other amenities help you relax before, during, and after your deep teeth cleaning.
“Dr. Patel was so patient, soothing, empathetic and kind to me. She went way beyond any dentist I’ve ever met in my life in how her and her staff took care of me.”
– Kathryn S.
Visit Our San Francisco Dentist Office
We believe that when our patients are comfortable they are less anxious and their deep teeth cleaning treatments produce better results. That’s why we take pride in offering spa-like amenities, including:
- Warm blankets and neck wraps
- Essential oils & crystal healing
- Noise-cancelling headphones
Visit Our San Francisco Dental Office
Address: 360 Post St Ste 704, San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415) 433-0119
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM
Evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays by appointment.
“Not only is Dr. Patel a gentle and efficient dentist, she also extends warmth and personal attention to each patient.”
– Marissa B.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Depending on how much plaque and tartar need to be removed, your dental deep cleaning may be completed in as little as a single appointment (lasting about 90 minutes). In some cases we may recommend 2 appointments about 2-3 weeks apart for best results.
I Brush and Floss! Why Do I Need a Deep Cleaning?
Gum disease and gum recession aren’t always the result of poor brushing habits. Genetics and some illnesses can make your body more susceptible to gum disease. Common causes include hypertension medication and hormonal changes.
Don’t blame yourself!
Will I Need Antibiotics After My Deep Cleaning?
By using high-tech ultrasonic cleaning tools and a diode laser we can minimize bleeding and complications from your deep cleaning. This means that in many cases you won’t need antibiotics after your deep cleaning. However every case is unique and Dr. Patel will talk to you about whether antibiotics are right for you.
How Serious is Gum Disease?
Many people don’t realize this but gum disease can lead to serious complications including serious infections and damage to your teeth, gums, and jaw. There’s even research showing that heart disease and diabetes may be linked to untreated gum disease. Infection that enters the body through the gums can easily spread throughout your body.
The good news is that gum disease is easily treated! Early detection and a deep cleaning may be all that are needed to stop gum disease in its tracks.