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Fairwood Dental Center | Dental Hygiene in Renton

Fairwood Dental Center


Harinder S Walia, D.D.S., FAGD, FAAFO
Aishwarya Ramanan, D.D.S.
Arti Bhan-Kachroo, D.D.S. 

Phone: (425) 271-7725
Fax: (425) 271-3018

Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene -- November 1, 2014

Dental hygiene and periodontal health is important to us at Fairwood Dental Center, which is why we encourage proper dental hygiene to all of our patients. Good dental hygiene, brushing the teeth twice a day, flossing once a day, and visiting us every six months for a check-up and cleaning is a great start. It helps prevent cavities, infections and tooth decay, and lets us find problems early, in addition to giving the patient fresh-smelling breath and a beautiful smile.

Periodontal health is also important, which deals with the risk of gum disease. If a patient develops gum disease, it can advance to the more serious periodontal disease without proper treatment. One of the reasons we like to schedule dental visits for our patients twice a year is so we can perform an examination to look for signs of gum disease. Without treatment, it can lead to loss of bone, deep infections, necessary extractions, and loose teeth.

Aside from these recommendations, not consuming a high amount of sugar, and avoiding smoking cigarettes also make a positive impact on the dental hygiene and periodontal health of our patients.

Renton Dentist | Dental Hygiene. Arti Bhan-Kachroo is a Renton Dentist.