A 61-year-old male asked:
Is seeing a dentist for tartar cleaning gum scaling cleaning more than every 3 months too much, even if i will pay out of pocket.. insurance only pays for once every 3 to 4 months?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
Dental Cleanings: Not particularly harmful, but may be prevented by meticulous home care including flossing. Your diet and smoking can also contribute to excessive buildup. Discuss with your dentist.
6 viewsReviewed Feb 05, 2021
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Take good advice: Get your teeth cleaned when your dentist tells you to. Do not let your insurance coverage be your guide. Preservation of tooth equals preservation of youth - so do everything possible to keep your teeth healthy!
6 viewsReviewed Feb 02, 2021
Last updated Feb 5, 2021
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