Scaling removes the tartar build-up from the surfaces of your teeth. Your hygienist will manually scale your teeth by gently scraping the tartar deposits away or use an ultrasonic scaler that removes larger deposits with gentle vibrations and a stream of water.
Polishing uses a safe, abrasive paste to remove stains from your tooth surfaces. Smoothing your tooth surfaces helps prevent plaque and tartar build-up on your teeth.
Fluoride is recommended to strengthen your tooth enamel against tooth decay. The treatment is applied at the completion of your teeth cleaning and is available as a gel, foam, rinse, or a topical varnish that’s brushed on.