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Common Questions: Dental Hygiene

What will my first hygiene visit be like?

The periodontal exam will include measuring bone loss and evaluating the level of treatment needed. Conservative perio treatment usually begins with scaling and root planing along with instructions on how you can improve your home care to arrest active periodontal disease. Your perio status will be monitored over time to evaluate improvement and to assess how often preventative maintenance is needed.

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