Preventative care is the best method of keeping your smile looking its best. If you like to feel good when you smile, it’s always a good idea to keep those pearly whites, well… pearly white! It’s probably time for a “prophy”!
WHAT IS PROPHYLAXIS?
Prophylaxis is the cleaning of the teeth for the prevention of periodontal disease and tooth decay.
WHAT DOES A PROPHYLAXIS DO?
The term prophylaxis means preventative, or to prevent. As such, prophylaxis is a cleaning procedure performed to thoroughly clean the teeth and halt the progression of periodontal disease and gingivitis.
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN GETTING A PROPHYLAXIS
Commonly called a “prophy”, prophylaxis is a treatment that involves polishing the teeth to control bacteria on the teeth and just beneath the gum line. This type of visit doesn’t take long and it is often completely covered by dental insurance.
HOW MUCH DOES A PROPHYLAXIS COST?
Prophylaxis costs can range depending on your own unique situation. The Dental Lounge offers easy payment plans with 0% interest, designed to keep your smile looking its best.