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Prophylaxis (Teeth Cleaning)

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Teeth Cleaning in Medford & Grants Pass, OR

Teeth cleaning or dental prophylaxis is a treatment performed to thoroughly clean the teeth and gums.  Prophylaxis is an important dental treatment for stopping the progression of gingivitis and periodontal disease.

Prophylaxis is an effective procedure in keeping the oral cavity in proper health and halting the progression of gum disease. The benefits include:

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Prophylaxis can be performed at our office or by your general dentist. It may be beneficial to have your regular cleanings done by Dr. Ferrin, who is more familiar with the full scope of your periodontal disease. We recommend that prophylaxis is performed twice annually as a preventative measure, but should be completed every 3-4 months for periodontitis sufferers.  It should be noted that gum disease cannot be completely reversed, but prophylaxis is one of the tools Dr. Ferrin can use to effectively halt its progression. Give us a call or contact us to schedule your appointment!