Portfolio Category: Cleaning & Prevention

Cleanings and Dental Exam

Dental Cleaning Regular cleanings prevent tooth decay, bone loss and tooth loss due to periodontal diseases. It is recommended to have regular dental cleanings (2 times per year) to preserve your dental health and your beautiful smile. Dental Cleanings aim to:
  • Remove calculus (tartar): Calculus is hardened (calcified) plaque that has been left on the tooth for some...
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Orthodontics is the art of using appliances to straighten and align teeth.  Most commonly it involves the use of braces to move teeth into proper positing. In this method, brackets are bonded to the teeth and arch wires are threaded through the brackets. The arch wires act as a track, guiding each tooth to its proper...
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Here at Mission Viejo Dental Group, our biggest goal is to prevent dental disease as much as possible. We want to start seeing our patients as children, care for them right up to adulthood and never find a cavity! One way cavities can be prevented is through the placement of sealants. Even if your child...
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Deep Cleaning

What is a Deep Cleaning? To treat periodontal disease, we suggest getting a deep cleaning. Our dentist will help remove the plaque and calculus that have built up since your last visit. Because these cleanings are extensive, it may be necessary to numb the area before starting on the treatment. There are four quadrants in the...
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