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17900 Talbot Rd S Suite 103, Renton, WA 98055

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Have you had your general check-up and cleaning lately? Getting your teeth regularly cleaned and examined by a dental professional is the best way to help prevent disease and keep your teeth healthy and looking great year-round. Here at Valley Dental Group, we recommend that you have your general check-up and cleaning at least once every six months (based on the doctor’s recommendation).

Valley Dental Group has you covered from:

  • General Cleanings
  • Check-ups
  • Deep Cleanings

When to Schedule a Check-up

If you notice any discomfort, discolorations, or holes in your teeth – or if you haven’t had a check-up in some time, it is usually a good idea to schedule a cleaning and check-up with a dentist you can trust. Dr. Luke St Marie and Dr. Christine Chen want to work with you to ensure you are keeping your teeth healthy and clean.

Is it time for your checkup and general cleaning? Are you in need of plaque removal? Call today at 425-271-1727 to schedule your appointment in Renton, Washington!


Check-up and General Cleaning: What to Expect

One of our fabulous dentists will meet with you and examine your teeth. During your examination, we will perform the following:

  • Oral cancer screening
  • Check for cavities and tooth infection
  • Check for active periodontal or gum disease by doing periodontal measurements, which check the space between the teeth and gums (pocket depths)

If you do not have active periodontal or gum disease, then a general cleaning would be recommended. Getting your teeth cleaned at Valley Dental Group is fast, painless, and great for your teeth. One of our dental hygienists will perform the following procedures:

  • Tartar and plaque removal using specialized tools
  • Polishing
  • Flossing
  • Fluoride application, as needed

Our cleanings typically take about 60 minutes, depending on how much plaque and tartar buildup you have. Tartar buildup and cleaning is a complex matter to deal with, but we have the experience to complete your cleaning with no hassles. Learn more about our cleaning services by reading our new patient blog!