Dental Cleanings & Exams

Regular dental cleanings and exams not only leave your teeth cleaner, they allow our dentist and team to protect your smile in the long run by monitoring your oral health and addressing any developing concerns in the earliest stages. If more than six months have passed since your last dental cleaning and exam in Durham, North Carolina, please call 919-220-5505 and schedule your appointment with Dr. Erfan Imeni at Smile Design – Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. Dental cleanings and exams are two of the most basic yet important preventive treatments we provide at our office. Each time you visit our dental practice for a checkup, we will provide a professional teeth cleaning and dental exam to help your smile stay healthy. During your cleaning and exam, our dental team will:
  • Clean your teeth by removing any plaque or tartar (also called dental calculus), which can lead to tooth decay and periodontal disease
  • Floss and polish your teeth for a healthy, bright smile
  • Examine your smile for signs of any damaging dental conditions or diseases
We may utilize dental X-rays to further evaluate your smile and make certain that you receive the dental care you need. Regular dental cleanings and exams are essential in maintaining good oral health, preventing cavities and gum disease, and making sure that any damaging conditions are treated as early as possible. We recommend that you visit us every six months for a routine dental cleaning and exam. We may suggest more frequent visits if needed, and we also encourage you to contact us if you suffer from a dental emergency, pain or injury. To schedule your next appointment, we invite you to contact us today. We look forward to caring for your smile!