647-984-8254 Mississauga & GTA

1-844- 984-8254 St.Thomas & Southern Ontario

Why is My Cleaning More Expensive

Then My Spouse or Child?

WHY IS MY CLEANING IS MORE EXPENSIVE THAN MY SPOUSE’S OR MY CHILDREN’S?

Cleaning appointments consist of:

Assessment-getting to know you more.

 

New Patient:

* 1.Extra/Intra Oral Assessment

* 2.Oral Cancer Screening

* 3.Soft Tissue Assessment

* 4.Hard Tissue Assessment

* 5.Periodontal Assessment

 

Charged by procedure.

6-9-12 months assessment consists of *1,*2,*3,*4,

* 5 repeated usually at the scaling appointments.

(frequency based on severity of gum and bone problem).

 

Debridement (scaling and root planning)

-removing of deposit from above and below the gumline.

 

Charged by the time

Factors affecting debridement time:

-amount of deposit

-pockets presence/depth

-bleeding

-sensitivity during procedure

-machine/instruments used

 

Polishing-removing of stains from visible portions of the teeth.

Charged by the time

Factors affecting polishing time:

-amount of stains

-accessibility

-difficulty with removing

 

Fluoride-application of the fluoride gel, foam or rinse to make your teeth hard.

Charged by procedure

-Some people need it, some don’t.

-Some people want it, some don’t.