Deep Cleaning

Deep Cleaning Treatment in Albuquerque

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Teeth cleaning should be a regular part of your oral health care routine: brushing and flossing at home and, every six months or so, a professional cleaning from your dentist. In some cases, however, a deeper cleaning may be needed to prevent gum disease from worsening. In these cases, dental scaling and root planing may be required.

At Dental House, we take every appointment as an opportunity to inform patients of their dental treatment options and forecast any potential health risks. If you are at risk for gum disease or currently suffering its effects, our caring Albuquerque family dentists are prepared to provide a deep cleaning treatment and restore your oral health.

Don't allow issues like gum disease to worsen over time. Contact us today to schedule a treatment. Saturday appointments are available.

Dental Scaling & Root Planing

Dental scaling and root planing are two deep cleaning methods specifically aimed at addressing gum disease. Gum disease can cause an inflammation of your gums that, if left untreated, can lead to further health complications. Dental scaling and root planing can help remove plaque and bacteria from critical areas and allow your gums to heal.

Removing plaque and bacteria can include:

  • Dental scaling: a combination of ultrasonic scaling and instrumental scaling at the gum line to loosen and remove tartar, plaque, and bacteria
  • Root planing: detailed scaling that is performed beneath the gum line to remove hard-to-reach plaque from the root of each tooth

    "Will It Hurt?"

    Most patients' chief concern is the level of discomfort involved with any dental procedure. The truth is that, for dental scaling and root planing, it varies for every patient. The inflammation that comes with gum disease can make gums sensitive to touch, which makes some discomfort a possibility for this procedure.

    Before proceeding, our dentists always ask patients about any discomfort they're feeling and then offer options (like local anesthesia) to ensure our patients are as comfortable as possible throughout the process. Discuss any concerns you have about discomfort with our dentists—we're ready to listen and answer your questions.

    Ready to book an appointment? Contact our offices at (505) 835-2322 today. We accept most insurance plans.

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    Meet the Dental House Team

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      Dr. Rachel Park

      DDS

      With a conservative approach to treatment, a very sensitive touch, and a friendly chairside manner, Dr. Park has developed a strong reputation as a tremendously trustworthy and gentle provider, taking great pride in how welcome and comfortable her patients feel. As a former school teacher, Dr. Park has a deep connection with children and feels comfortable seeing patients of all ages. Having an inexhaustible dedication to continuing education, Dr. Park is well-trained in airway disorders (e.g., ...
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      Gabriela

      Front Office

      Hello, my name is Gabriela, and I have been doing dental billing and front office work for the past five years. I knew when I first began that I loved the front office and wish to continue my growth in the dental field. Every day, I work hard to assure that the office runs seamlessly and that our patients, as well as team members, are all satisfied and taken care of. Outside of work, I live for time spent with my daughter – who definitely keeps me on my toes! – and working out.
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      Andrea

      Front Office

      As an integral part of our front office, Andrea is a dedicated team member who is extremely focused on your patient experience and keeps a watchful eye on daily operations. From insurance matters to appointment scheduling, there is no area of the front office that is not under Andrea's purview.
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      Danielle

      Dental Hygienist

      Hello, my name is Danielle Martinez and I am so excited to be a part of the Dental House team. I graduated from UNM in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and was a dental assistant prior to that. I have spent most of my career working in private practice and also spent some time working with the developmentally disabled, which I enjoyed immensely. My goal is to always provide the BEST care for my patients and to treat each patient as if they are my own family. I do more than just ...
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