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

      Albuquerque Dentist 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 ...
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      Dr. Valerie Wroblewski

      DDS

      Dr. Wroblewski (“row-BLESS-key”) was born and raised in Albuquerque. After graduating with honors from the University of New Mexico in 1980, she received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Baylor Dental College in Dallas, Texas in 1984. Dr. Wroblewski has stayed true to her professional commitment to providing the highest standard of care for all of her patients throughout her 36 years in practice. Dr. Wroblewski feels that continuing her dental education is critical and has attended many ...
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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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      Julie

      Dental Hygienist

      Hello, my name is Julie Arnett and I am so excited to be a part of the Dental House team! I am proud to say that I have spent nearly three decades practicing right here in Albuquerque, where I was born and raised. I am a UNM graduate and also attended the DECOD (Dental Education in Care Of the Disabled) program at the University of Washington. I have always loved my role in preventive care in the dental field, and providing the best care possible is what we do here at Dental House. I am married ...
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      Lucinda

      Lead Dental Assistant

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      Chanel

      Dental Assistant

      Hello, my name is Chanel Scott and I am a dental assistant. While still relatively young in my career, I am determined to keep pushing to be the best assistant I can be. With the help of Dr. Park and the rest of our team, I am well on my way to achieving my goal of providing the warmest, most time-efficient, highest quality care to our patients. My hobbies include exercising, baking, and going on hikes with my pugs. I am so excited to be part of the Dental House team!
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      Pam

      Dental Assistant

      I have been a Dental Assistant for over thirty years, and have worked for just a handful of dentists in my career. I have never liked to move around because I care about bonding with my patients, learning more about them, and being a part of their lives. To me, my patients are more like family members rather than just “patients.” Assisting my dentist and creating healthy and beautiful smiles brings me much happiness and joy. Making current, as well as new patients, feel at ease is what I find ...
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      Shawna

      Office Manager

      Hello, my name is Shawna Salazar and I have been in the dental industry for the last 21 years. I began in dental assisting then transitioned to teaching chairside assisting and now have advanced to the front office where I have been an office manager for the last 10 years. In my dental career, I have experienced many roles and types of dentistry. In addition to being an instructor, I have also worked in mobile dentistry and have traveled the country in military dentistry experience. I take great ...
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      Kelli

      Scheduling Coordinator

      My name is Kelli and I have been passionate about dentistry for the last 10 years. I began my career as a dental assistant, graduating from PIMA Medical Institute in 2011 with top honors, and am excited to move forward into the front office. What I love most about my dental career is caring for and connecting with patients of all ages in a close-knit general office - which we do better than anyone else in town! Helping patients to achieve their beautiful smiles and maintain their oral health, ...
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