13 doctors weighed in:
How long is a tooth cleaning if little plaque?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
7 doctors agree
In brief: About one hour
On hour should not take more than that.

In brief: About one hour
On hour should not take more than that.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 30-45 min
30-45 min

In brief: 30-45 min
30-45 min
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 15-20 minutes.
Dental cleaning and good oral hygiene is very important not only for your oral cavity, but studies clearly indicate that one remains healthier if keep teeth clean, limit the plaque, avoid periodontal disease or have it treated, regular brushing and flossing.
The dental hygienist can go over this in detail with you, and will also give you guidelines as to frequency of check specific to you., .

In brief: 15-20 minutes.
Dental cleaning and good oral hygiene is very important not only for your oral cavity, but studies clearly indicate that one remains healthier if keep teeth clean, limit the plaque, avoid periodontal disease or have it treated, regular brushing and flossing.
The dental hygienist can go over this in detail with you, and will also give you guidelines as to frequency of check specific to you., .
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
In brief: 40-60 min
First, the dental hygienist looks at your teeth, scales them, then cleaning, sometimes an x-ray is involved, tooth flossing, fluoride rinse and then the dentist comes to check your oral cavity and your teeth.

In brief: 40-60 min
First, the dental hygienist looks at your teeth, scales them, then cleaning, sometimes an x-ray is involved, tooth flossing, fluoride rinse and then the dentist comes to check your oral cavity and your teeth.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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