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Ultrasonic Teeth Cleaning

Professional dental cleaning is a simple and painless procedure aiming to remove plaque, tartar, and accumulated stains on the teeth. This treatment is a crucial part of good oral hygiene, which is why it is recommended to be carried out every 6-12 months.

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In addition to helping you maintain optimal oral health, dental cleaning prevents the appearance of cavities and the spread of gum-related diseases, such as gingivitis or periodontitis. At The Dental District, we perform ultrasonic teeth cleaning, an advanced technique that uses a device that combines high-frequency vibrations with a gentle stream of water that effectively removes all plaque, tartar and calculus accumulated on the teeth much faster than manual dental cleaning.

What are the benefits of Ultrasonic Teeth Cleaning?

  • It helps to prevent gum disease and tooth decay by eliminating bacteria buildup.

  • It helps you avoid paying for expensive dental procedures in the future.

  • It’s a simple and painless procedure.

  • Teeth will feel noticeably fresher and brighter right after the cleaning.

  • Having it done eliminates the need for more complex treatments, such as tooth replacement, gum grafting, and bone grafting.

Ultrasonic Teeth Cleaning vs Manual Teeth Cleaning 

Ultrasonic teeth cleaning offers better advantages over manual dental cleaning. Their main differences are:

  • While manual dental cleaning generally lasts 40-50 minutes, ultrasonic teeth cleaning only takes 20 minutes to be completed.

  • Unlike manual dental cleaning, with ultrasound, the dentist does not need to apply as much pressure with the device to completely remove tartar and plaque because the device – thanks to its vibrations and water irrigation – does most of the job itself.

  • The ultrasonic device allows a much more detailed and deep dental cleaning around and in the middle of the teeth without damaging the gums (as sometimes happens with a manual dental cleaning, where there is usually inflammation post-procedure).

  • In manual dental cleaning, there is a risk of scraping the teeth due to the nature of the treatment. In contrast, ultrasonic dental cleaning does not wear away the enamel of the teeth because what breaks down and removes the tartar are the high-power vibrations and not the tip of the scaler itself.

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What happens during an Ultrasonic Teeth Cleaning?

The dentist will use an advanced instrument to gently remove plaque buildup, tartar, and stains without damaging your teeth. The entire procedure usually takes 15-20 minutes. Ultrasonic teeth cleaning is one of the simplest oral interventions that can be performed. The steps involved are:

  • Initial examination. Before the actual cleaning starts, and with the help of a small mirror, the dentist checks around your teeth and gums for any signs of inflamed gums (gingivitis) or other potential concerns.

  • Removing plaque and tartar. With the help of the ultrasound machine and a mirror, the dentist will proceed to remove the plaque and tartar around the gums and between the teeth by means of the vibrations and the flow of pressurized water that the device emits. Feeling the vibrations produced by the water being sprayed is completely normal.

  • Applying polishing toothpaste. Once your teeth are free of any bacterial buildup, the dentist will apply a flavored polishing toothpaste made of pumice and a tiny amount of fluoride. Coarser than regular toothpaste, polishing toothpaste has a gritty consistency that gently scrubs your teeth.

  • Applying fluoride treatment. Fluoride treatment is used to protect your teeth against cavities for several months by strengthening the enamel (or outermost layer of teeth). Fluoride varnish will be “painted” onto your teeth with a small brush and since it hardens when in contact with saliva, you’ll be able to eat and drink immediately after.

Before & After Photos, Ultrasonic Teeth Cleaning

Real pictures of our patients, before and after their dental procedures:

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Cost of Ultrasonic Teeth Cleaning in Tijuana

These incredible savings will give you a good reason to smile:

Teeth Cleaning $95 $50 47%
Deep Teeth Cleaning (Per Quadrant) $250 $100 60%
In-Office Zoom Whitening $600 $260 57%
Root Canal (Front Teeth) $1,200 $310 74%
At-Home Zoom Nitewhite Whitening Kit $300 $260 13%
Teeth Cleaning $95 – In USA $50 – The Dental District 47% Savings
Deep Teeth Cleaning (Per Quadrant) $250 – In USA $100 – The Dental District 60% Savings
In-Office Zoom Whitening $600 – In USA $260 – The Dental District 57% Savings
Root Canal (Front Teeth) $1,200 – In USA $310 – The Dental District 74% Savings
At-Home Zoom Nitewhite Whitening Kit $300 – In USA $260 – The Dental District 13% Savings

Our dentists and specialists have extensive experience in performing simple and complex dental treatments, helping families and patients of all ages from Mexico and the United States.

Do you want to know more about Ultrasonic Teeth Cleaning?

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