Oral prophylaxis
in malolos bulacan


What about Oral Prophylaxis?

If you think daily brushing and flossing will stop gum diseases, you’re in for a surprise. While we rather deal with a simple gingivitis at the comfort of our home, only a professional dental treatment like Oral Prophylaxis in Malolos can save the day. 

As recommended by dentists all over the world, periodontics procedures hold vital parts in fighting gum diseases. One of these treatments, Oral Prophylaxis in Malolos is made accessible nearby Bulacan in Dr. Keith’s Dental Clinic. Our dentist, Dr. Keith Anne Magsakay provides expertise in handling problems regarding your gums. And her additional training ensures that she can meet all your needs.

Together with deep scaling and polishing, Oral Prophylaxis in Malolos is a non-surgical treatment involving gums. It is a cleaning procedure performed to thoroughly clean the teeth. It can also down the development of periodontal disease and gingivitis.

But first how periodontal disease and gingivitis can occur in the first place?

It roots from the excessive build-up of bacteria from plaque colonize on the gum tissue surrounding the teeth. The accumulated oral bacteria can lead to inflammation and irritation. 

If left untreated, it can cause damage to the gum and bone tissue. Shifting structure, weak and fractured tooth and decaying crowns —  to say a few.

Seeing these dire consequences, Oral Prophylaxis in Malolos is paramount in maintaining healthy teeth.

Here’s a list of the
main benefits of this treatment:

Tartar removal Flossing can be an exhaustive routine, but not doing so can lead to gum diseases. Imagine the tartar and plaque buildup if you’re not giving effort in reaching the deep grooves and gum pockets of your teeth. If not immediately addressed, this debris can be a monster on their own. It can evolve to be  oral bacteria that can set your gums aflame with gingivitis. 


However, it’s good to note that religious flossing and brushing can still not be enough to remove all the traces of deposits from your gum pockets, both above and below the gum line. This is where the Oral Prophylaxis in Malolos become a recommended procedure to have.

Better Smiles-  We love a brighter smile. And tons of tartar visible in plain sight are not the ideal image of a confident and healthy smile. Your teeth accumulate stains as time goes by, but thanks to periodontics, we can bring back all that sparkly pearls.

Fresher breath On the other hand, bad breath is also a side effect of gum diseases. Persistent bad breath comes from rotting food debris. If these deposits are left in the gum pockets, it can leave and bad taste in the mouth and a bad smell in the air. As it is, Oral Prophylaxis in Malolos can be a good treatment to have. 


Oral Prophylaxis in Malolos typically involves these steps. 

Supragingival cleaning The dentist will thoroughly clean the area above the gum line with scaling tools to rid them of plaque and calculus.

Subgingival cleaning –The dentist will remove calculus from the gum pockets and beneath the gum line

Prophylaxis is recommended twice annually as a preventative measure but should be performed every 3-4 months to treatment procedures. Though gum disease cannot be completely reversed, prophylaxis can play a big role in combating its destructive progress.

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With the proper care, Oral Prophylaxis in Malolos and other Periodontics treatment can give you years of confident and brighter smiles.


Most frequent questions and answers

Deep Scaling in Malolos Bulacan is recommended to all people. Even if there are no persisting gum diseases, a simple deep scaling and polishing can help in achieving an optimal oral health.

However, if there are symptoms of periodontal disease present, a more serious take of this procedure is needed.

These symptoms include:

  • Bad breath or halitosis
  • Bone loss
  • One or more gum pockets is  greater than 4 millimeters deep
  • Bleeding
  • White specks in your mouth
  • Pus between your gums and teeth
  • Sores in your mouth
  • Gum recession
  • A problem in your bite

Thanks to numbing agents, pain during Deep Scaling and Polishing lessen over time. However, you might expect discomfort during and after the treatment.

During the treatment, you might be asked to hold your jaw open in the most entirety of the procedure. You can also feel the sensation of the physical scraping feeling along the teeth as the area is cleaned and smoothened. Not painful for most patients, but this sensation is noted to bring unease to others.

After the treatment, you might feel some discomfort as it is ever present in any dental procedures. You can discuss this with your dentist before you undergo the process.

  • You can feel your teeth to be a bit more sensitive to temperature, and bleeding might occur afterward.
  • Your dentist will discuss aftercare for you. But usual rules can be no brushing and flossing for the next 6 hours. Instead, you will be asked to take the salt water remedy as a way to advance the recovery of your gums.

Regular dental cleaning is the process of removing tartar and debris that is above the gums. On the other hand, deep cleaning and polishing is the process of removing, tartar and hard deposits that is below the gums and smoothening the newly cleaned areas.