At Rai Family Dentistry, we are dedicated to helping you keep your mouth and smile healthy. Our experienced dentist and team know that regular preventive care is key to ensuring that your teeth remain healthy, and we offer dental cleanings and exams in Stafford, Virginia, to help you avoid cavities, gum disease and other problems.

What is a dental cleaning?

Dental cleanings and exams are among the most basic and most crucial treatments Dr. Shivaprasanna Rai provides. We strongly recommend that you visit our office every six months to receive this routine preventive treatment. During each cleaning and exam, our dentist and team will:

  • Clean your teeth to remove plaque or tartar
  • Floss and polish your teeth
  • Examine your teeth and mouth for any signs of a developing problem, such as tooth decay or periodontal disease

We will also take dental X-rays as needed to examine your teeth and supporting structures in greater detail, and discuss your oral hygiene with you during your appointment and review ways in which you can improve your home care to brush and floss more effectively.

Why are dental cleanings important?

Dental cleanings allow us to monitor your oral health and quickly diagnose any problems before they become serious. By treating problems in the earliest stages of development we can prevent damage to your teeth and help you avoid the need for more invasive restorative treatments.

While we recommend that you visit us every six months for a dental cleaning and exam, we may recommend more frequent visits if needed. We also encourage you to contact us as soon as possible if you are experiencing a dental emergency, pain or injury.

To make your appointment for a teeth cleaning and dental exam, please contact our office today!