Category Archives: Dental Cleaning

Don’t Give Your Teeth the Gift of Tartar

Fish sticks aren’t exactly a holiday staple. So, you may not be thinking much about tartar…sauce. At Gentle Dental, we’re not big lovers of tartar sauce, but we downright despise dental tartar! Avoiding tartar buildup is paramount to a healthy mouth; it’s the start of most dental problems. Here’s a brief explanation of how tartar […]


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These Cleanings Have Given Up Their Amateur Status

You’re a pretty diligent brusher. You even floss…now and then. And no one is walking around wondering why your breath smells like something coming from a Newark refinery. So, you think — who needs to see the Gentle Dental crew twice a year? What can they do with a “professional” cleaning that I’m not already […]


What’s Involved in Your Regular Cleanings?

People tend to shrug off their regular twice-yearly dental cleanings. There is the thought that they can do the same job at home, so why bother keeping your appointment with Gentle Dental or any other dentist. But there’s a reason all dentists recommend twice-yearly professional cleanings — that’s about the time it takes for plaque […]


Tartar and Your Teeth

Some people only know the word “tartar” from the sauce they put on their fish sticks. But most of us have heard of dental tartar. It’s basically the start of most dental problems. Here’s a brief explanation and some ways to keep tartar from forming on your teeth. What is tartar? Everyone has bacteria in […]


What Our Routine Cleanings Entail

It’s easy to think of routine dental cleanings as nothing more than glorified tooth brushing, and then skip your appointments. Truth is, twice-yearly professional cleanings at Gentle Dental are the single most important step you can take, beyond diligent home hygiene. So, what happens at a routine Gentle Dental cleaning? The first step is to […]


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