4 Teeth Cleaning Tools Professionals Use

Maintaining a sound oral hygiene program has multiple advantages, and while daily brushing and flossing are the basis of good dental health, dentists recommend a professional cleaning at least twice a year. Visiting a dental hygienist is usually not particularly uncomfortable, partly because of the teeth cleaning tools they use. Here are the names and functions of some standard dental tools you'll see during an average cleaning appointment.

1. Mirrors

2. Scalers

3. Polishers

4. Begin With a Rinse

This article is intended to promote understanding of and knowledge about general oral health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your dentist or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.

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