Hygiene & Preventive Care
Dental Cleaning NYC
Proper dental hygiene forms the cornerstone of good oral health. The dentists at 209 NYC Dental provide comprehensive hygiene services for patients throughout New York City, including routine cleanings and guidance in proper home care to help patients keep their teeth and gums as healthy as possible. The hygienist is the first line of defense in diagnosing and treating oral pathology. The hygienist carefully examines each tooth, then a detailed soft tissue exam, then a studious review of the x-rays, followed by an oral cancer screening exam. The hygienist will further review medical histories, drug allergies, recent operations etc. After the cleaning (prophylaxis) the hygienist will go over nutrition (stress a decrease in refined sugars), brushing and flossing. The hygienist will answer questions about toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, mouthwash, sleep apnea, snoring, grinding or clenching teeth at night (bruxism), crooked teeth, cosmetics and any other concerns that the patient may have. This information will be conferenced with the dentist so that we deliver the most coordinated, comprehensive treatment possible.
I have a fear of going to the dentist and had not been in several years. I immediately felt at ease upon entering this business and was treated with respect and great care. The hygienist was friendly and kept checking on me to make sure I was okay, and the dentist himself took the time to get to know me, address any fears and concerns, as well as make plans for the future. I left having three numbers to contact the dentist and my hygienist if necessary and have decided to make this place my dental home. Plus, they were very willing to work with me on a payment schedule given that I have no insurance. I’m so grateful and impressed.
– Sami Martin
New York City Teeth Cleaning
At 209 NYC Dental your exam is indeed encompassing. One of our axioms is that “we treat people, not only their teeth”. So when you come in we look at the entire patient and their health needs. Nutrition (amount of refined carbohydrates), home care (brushing, flossing, toothpaste, mouthwashes), habits (ie smoking, alcohol consumption), stress levels, exercise, snoring and sleep apnea, skin lesions, TMJ disturbances, malocclusions, saliva flow, and esthetic considerations. We do this in an informative non-authoritative manner. The patient, hygienist, and dentist become a team. A team that works together to deliver the most exquisite dental care at the most affordable fees. This team’s mission is to prevent dental disease, treat dental pathology and address any cosmetic concerns that you may have. Our hygienists are amazing, brilliant, gentle and caring group of dental health professionals.
Aside from first-rate exams and cleanings they have the unique gift of bonding with their patients. Our hygienists know you, your family, your habits, your level of home care and your diet. They spend a great time instructing people in the proper methods of brushing and flossing. Our hygienists believe in prevention of disease. This philosophy is a cornerstone of care at 209 NYC Dental. Our hygienists instill trust, alleviate apprehension. They make deep teeth cleaning the most pleasant of experiences. We invite you to enjoy a full one hour NYC dental cleaning. Your teeth and your smile will sparkle with delight.
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With over 1000 reviews from all over the web with an average rating of 4.9 we are proud to be in the Manhattan Dental Elite.