Routine Checkup & Cleaning

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My Gentle Dentist Arana Hills Will Keep Your Teeth Healthy with a Routine Checkup & Clean for Your Teeth Every 6 Months

Importance of Routine Check-ups & Cleaning:


Routine Check-ups and Cleaning are critical because they ensure healthy Teeth and Gums. Other than that, Routine Check-ups and Cleaning will help your Dentist identify other oral problems such as Gum Disease, Gum Recession, Tooth Wear and Oral Cancer.


Did you know?


Over 900 Australians are diagnosed with oral cancer every year.

Prevention is better than cure, and that is precisely why a regular six-monthly Routine Dental Check-up and Cleaning is a must.

Regular Dental checkups are proven to improve your Smile, Appearance and Self Confidence.


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“Prevention is Better than Cure When it Comes to a Routine Checkup & Clean”



One of the best investments one can ever make is by paying for a Routine Check-up & Cleaning. 




What is the cost of missing your Dental Routine Check-ups & Cleaning?

Scheduling a Routine Checkup & Clean may seem expensive but remember that missing this preventative care could cost you even more.


A Routine Checkup & Cleaning is your opportunity to identify and treat problems before they have the chance to get any worse.


Routine Dental visits lay the foundations for preserving your teeth’ longevity.



A lack of proper care can lead to bad breath, oral pain, tooth loss and embarrassment over your smile. In that case, you might need more expensive treatment to repair damage if you neglect your oral health.


Taking care of your smile by paying for a Routine Check-up and Cleaning is one of the best investments you can ever make.


The 5 Step Routine Checkup & Clean Process

1. Your Medical History:


Before operating your mouth, your Dentist will need to know about your medical history.


-Whether this is your first visit or you have previously visited My Gentle Dentist. 


-Health-related changes.



Example: Arthritis, Diabetes, Pregnancy, Anxieties, Allergies


It is common to be nervous and scared before visiting your Dentist. Nevertheless, do not hesitate to tell your Dentist anything, no matter how minor it may seem.




2. Examining the Teeth

We begin by performing a physical examination of your entire mouth before starting the cleaning process.


A small mirror is used to look for potential problems like Swelling and Redness around your teeth and gums.


Additionally, X-Rays are utilised to detect cavities between teeth.



3. Teeth Cleaning

Once your Oral Examination is over, your Dentist at My Gentle Dentist will give your teeth a thorough cleaning.


Professional Cleaning & Scaling removes Plaque and Tartar that you can’t get rid of when brushing and flossing at home.


Tartar includes Bacteria that can infect and inflame your gums; therefore, it’s crucial to get rid of it regularly. Its removal lowers your risk of tooth decay and gum disease while also improving the appearance of your smile.


Following the removal of tartar, your treatment will be completed by polishing your teeth.


Note: My Gentle Dentist recommends and performs topical application of Fluoride on all teeth as a standard procedure unless a patient has a personal preference not to do so.


4. Results and Advice

After the Dental exam is complete, Your Dentist will let you know precisely what is going on in your mouth and advise you about the next steps.


Sometimes this involves scheduling another Dental Appointment.

Furthermore, your Dentist will counsel you on how to maintain your oral health at home.


It is vital that you listen to this advice and put it into action. 


5. Future Appointments

The final step of the Routine Check-up and Cleaning is scheduling your next appointment after six months. It is advisable to visit your Dentist at least once every six months.


Scheduling your next appointment right away is the easiest and most effective way to ensure that you don’t forget to have your Dental check-up regularly.


Even if you take sound care of your teeth at home, there is no better way to bypass oral problems than to get your mouth professionally cleaned and monitored.



Routine Checkup & Clean FAQ

What is the Cost of a Routine Checkup & Cleaning?

The Cost of a Routine Checkup & Cleaning ranges from $100 – $180.


Note: Everyone has unique, different dental needs, so you cannot expect your treatment cost to be the same as someone else’s.These prices are not final, as you may only pay a portion if you have Dental Insurance Coverage.




What Does a Routine Checkup and Clean Include?

A Routine Checkup and Cleaning from My Gentle Dentist will include:


  • Comprehensive Dental Examination

  • Gum Health Check

  • Professional Cleaning/Scaling

  • Polish to Remove Plaque and Stains

  • Fluoride Treatment 


Post-Routine Checkup & Clean (Aftercare)

Once your teeth have been examined, cleaned and your oral health is safe from any signs of cancer or developing bacteria, My Gentle Dentist will recommend an Aftercare Plan straight after your Routine Checkup & Cleaning.


The Aftercare Plan typically consists of how you should look after your teeth before your next Routine Check-up.



Our Suggestions:


  • Brush your teeth and floss twice a day.
  • Avoid sugary treats as much as possible or eat them in moderation.
  • Use Fluoride Toothpaste where possible.
  • Use a toothbrush with softer bristles.
  • Limit acidic or soft drinks.
  • Always remember, good oral care habits are essential to the lifelong health of your teeth and gums.

Why should you choose My Gentle Dentist for your Routine Checkup & Cleaning?

My Gentle Dentist believes everyone should have access to high quality and affordable Dental Care.


  • At My Gentle Dentist, we are a highly experienced team of Dentists practising Gentle Dentistry.


  • My Gentle Dentist is committed to a quick, safe and effective Routine Checkup and Cleaning in a comfortable environment.


  • My Gentle Dentist undertakes hundreds of routine checkups and cleans each year, relieving pain and making teeth healthy again.


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