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Scaling and Polishing

Scaling and Polishing


Even with regular and proper dental habits, bacteria and plaque may still lurk in places you cannot see with your naked eye.


Scaling gets rid of plaque, tartar and bacteria toxins from the surfaces below the gum line. Depending on the severity of your condition, the dentist may numb the area to minimize the discomfort. Polishing is usually performed after scaling to eliminate stains caused by coffee, tea or red wine. Polishing will also leave your teeth smooth and shiny.

Treatment Charges
Scaling and Polishing
$70 – $110
 
If you have any further questions regarding the treatment, please feel free to call 8684 1000 to speak to our patient care associate. Alternatively, you may fill in our online enquiry form here

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How often should scaling and polishing be done?

Scaling and polishing should be done every 6 months.

2. My gums are bleeding after my scaling and polishing, is this normal?

It is normal to experience slight bleeding during/after your scaling and polishing.

3. My teeth seem to be a little sensitive after my scaling and polishing. Is this normal?

Yes, you may experience some slight sensitivity in your tooth after the treatment.

4. Are there any other treatments that should be done together with routine scaling and polishing?

It is recommended that you undergo fluoride treatment and take an x-ray together with your routine scaling and polishing. Generally, fluoride treatment and x-rays should be done in every 6 months and 1 to 2 years respectively.