Dental Cleaning & Exam
A vital part of your oral hygiene routine.
Take Control of Your Health
Starting with the most essential dental care!
Keep Your Teeth White & Sparkly
Cleanings and exams cost a lot less than fillings, root canals, and crowns. Plus, most dental insurance plans cover these services at 100%.
Significantly reduce your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath, tooth loss, damaged restorations, fractures, and more.
Keep your oral health from causing or aggravating overall health issues, such as heart disease, strokes, diabetes, and even COVID-19.
Cleanings are generally quick, easy, and noninvasive. We’ll go at your pace and help you overcome any nerves or fear.
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Learn more about dental exams and cleanings in Beaverton, OR.
- What happens during a dental examn?
A routine dental exam includes:
- Updating medical history
- Digital x-rays (as needed)
- Oral cancer screening
- Periodontal charting of gum tissue
- Checking how you bite, chew, and swallow
- A full examination of teeth
You’ll also have time with Dr. da Costa to address any questions or concerns you may have.
This usually takes 15 to 30 minutes.
- What’s included in a dental cleaning?
Routine cleaning includes:
- Removal of plaque and tartar
- Removal of surface stains
- Fluoride treatment (if needed)
- Polish on teeth and restorations
- Thorough flossing
Your hygienist may also share education or tips on how to improve your oral health.
This portion of your visit usually takes 30 to 45 minutes.
- What happens during a new patient cleaning?
Similar to the two answers above, we’ll conduct a thorough exam and cleaning.
We’ll also outline a recommended treatment plan to help you achieve your smile goals and optimal oral health. That may include more frequent cleanings, preventive care, cosmetic treatments, or restorative work. From there, you can choose what you’d like done, and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you have.
Before you leave, we’ll set up an appointment schedule and conveniently remind you when it’s time for your next visit.
- What's the cost of teeth cleaning?
For current prices, please contact us.
If you have dental insurance, we’ll be happy to confirm your coverage (it may be covered at no additional cost!).
- Is a dental cleaning painful?
No, getting your teeth cleaning isn’t painful.
However, if you don’t take good care of your teeth, then it can be more difficult and take longer.
If you’re concerned about pain, please don’t hesitate to say so. Whether you need dental sedation or a slower pace, our team will happily adapt to your needs to keep you comfortable and stress free.
- Are you accepting new patients?
Yes, we’re always welcoming new patients!
In addition to cleanings and exams, we offer:
Our dental office is in Beaverton, OR and serves surrounding communities, including Aloha, Cedar Hills, Raleigh Hills, Garden Home-Whitford, West Slope, Tigard, Portland, Lake Oswego, Sherwood, and Tualatin.