Dental Cleanings

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Dental Cleanings

Regular dental cleanings are one of the most important things your child can do for their oral health, along with brushing and flossing.

This is why Morton Dental Center endeavors to create a welcoming, small town environment. We want everyone to feel comfortable while getting high-quality dental care, regardless of age.

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Why Should Your Child Get Their Teeth Cleaned Professionally?

Over time, plaque and tartar build up, threatening your child’s oral health. Even the most conscientious brushers and flossers need to visit the dentist, who have tools and expertise that can’t be replicated at home.

Along with removing plaque and tartar, these cleanings also give us a chance to examine your child's mouth. By finding issues like cavities before they’ve progressed, we’re able to provide treatment when it’s most effective. We’re also able to suggest preventative solutions like sealants.

How Often Should You Get Your Teeth Cleaned?

All patients should get their teeth cleaned at least once every six months. By letting more time lapse, they greatly increase the risk of plaque and tartar buildup causing problems for their oral health.

More frequent cleanings are required for patients with risk factors. For children, the most common risk factors are:

  • Diabetes
  • Periodontitis

Does Your Child Need Dental Cleaning in Morton, Illinois?

Morton Dental Center is here for you. We provide a variety of pediatric dental services, always making sure that children have their needs met in a welcoming environment.

Whether you have any questions you’d like to ask or you’re ready to book an appointment, please do so via our contact page. We look forward to hearing from you.