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Drs. Smith, Stahr, and Smith love helping our patients in Lexington, Kentucky, and the neighboring communities maintain healthy, confident smiles with our professional dental cleanings. So if you have not had your six-month cleaning yet this year, now is the time to get your smile ready for summer!

According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), patients who receive regular professional dental cleanings every six months benefit from improved oral health. Drs. Smith, Stahr, and Smith have found routine dental cleanings and exams to be the perfect complement to our patients’ daily brushing and flossing routine.

What can you expect during our dental cleaning and exam? We will clean your teeth, perform an exam, and take X-rays. We will remove tartar above and below the gum line, polish your teeth, and floss them. We will also check for the following:

— Signs of tooth decay

— Your gum health

— Your bite

— Signs of tooth grinding or TMJ

— Infection or oral cancer

The AGD found that routine dental checkups may help lower the risk for certain diseases, such as heart disease and stroke. In addition, life-threatening medical conditions, such as oral cancer, can be detected in their early stages during a dental exam. Regular professional dental cleanings also keep gum disease, tooth decay and bad breath away. These checkups allow us to detect and fix issues early on when they are most economically and least invasively treated.

If you are ready to vitalize your summer with a healthy, confident smile, please give us a call today at 859.278.9391. Drs. Smith, Stahr and Smith are pleased to provide you with a professional dental cleaning in Lexington, Kentucky!