Brisbane Dental Check-Ups

Dental Exam & Clean

Check-Up and Clean

The dental exam with the Old Adage ‘Prevention is better than a cure’ is still true today. A general dental exam and teeth cleaning is important to help prevent dental decay, plaque, gum disease and assessing hard and soft tissue for pathology; all are essential for maintaining good oral health and a healthy smile. Skygate Dental is proud to serve the Brisbane and wider community to proactively serve your dental needs. We employ only the most professional teeth cleaning methods and professional staff. Having your teeth cleaned with Skygate Dental Brisbane has never been easier. Your dental health is our primary concern and our dental clinic is open 7 days a week to make it easy for you to schedule your appointment. We can also accept a patient appointment for an evening appointment (currently Wednesday’s). Being a patient of Skygate Dental means you’re a member of a family business, our first priority is you! Your family is as important as ours when it comes to teeth.

Professional Teeth Cleaning

The goal of general and preventative dentistry at Skygate Dental Brisbane is to help you maintain optimal health. During the dental exam & oral health check and clean the teeth are inspected for any signs of tooth decay or breakdown such as cavities, fractures, trauma, or broken teeth. The gums are also checked; this is called a periodontal analysis. A professional teeth cleaning involves removal of plaque and tartar build up with an ultra sonic. The scale and clean assists in maintaining your dental health as well as reducing the potential for gum disease. When left untreated plaque can lead to increased risks of gum disease for patients.


Dental cleans are essential to maintaining tooth and gum health. Cleaning teeth is the start of the journey with the team at the Skygate Dental clinic.

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Gum disease is often over-looked and a full assessment of the tissues is needed to determine the risk status. The soft tissues will be checked for any signs of pathology, such as oral cancer. Further, the quality and quantity of the saliva will be assessed to determine if it is within the normal range, important for sufferers of dry-mouth. The hard tissues are also examined, such as the jaw joint or temporomandibular joint (TMJ), for any irregularities. This is proceeded by checking the jaw joint, as well as the remaining soft tissue in your mouth for any signs of pathology. After a thorough examination is preformed your dental hygiene will be discussed which includes the entire cleaning process of brushing, flossing, diet and care.

A treatment plan is then formulated. Each plan is created or tailored to each individual based on their needs and concerns; discussing all the treatment options available and the pros and cons of each option. After each option has been discussed we will be able to create a treatment plan with transparent fee estimates. A Dentist at Skygate Dental Brisbane cares about your smile!

Prevention

At Skygate Dental Brisbane, we take great pride in preventative care. Teeth cleaning, including scaling, is part of our patient care and we use the latest technologies such as digital radiographs (x-rays), and cameras to diagnosis and monitor risk during your dental exam. Further, based on each individuals needs, we formulate a prevention plan to minimize any risk and health improve dental hygiene. This can be done with remineralizing tooth crémés, stronger toothpastes and mouth rinses. These can all help to strengthen your teeth and help to combat any further damage to your mouth. We address your needs in consultation with you to ensure regular visits reduce tartar build up that if left untreated can cause oral disease. Plaque and tartar removal is important in your regular cleaning regime. Your checkup is important to the Dentist, it minimizes plaque, keeps the gum line cleaned and cleaning at our clinic in the months to come ensures overall good health. Patients are our number one priority.

 Why Have a Dental Clean?

A dental scale and tartar clean to reduce build up and bacteria is important to make sure your gums stay as healthy as possible. Through the use of latest technology the Team at Skygate Dental Brisbane is able to complete a proper dental exam & clean patients teeth; removing all the soft plaque and hard calculus deposits off the surfaces of your teeth. Scale and Clean and removal of bacteria ensures good patient outcomes and can remove the need for such treatments as root canals.

Throughout the cleaning we will be able to evaluate your brushing and flossing (oral hygiene) to provide help to improve and maintain your smile. After the cleaning a concentrated fluoride is used to help promote teeth that will be more resistant to decay; by incorporating into the enamel and becoming less likely to breakdown. In some instances after a dental clean the teeth may be sensitive for the short term; this can be effectively minimized and will be discussed by your dentist. If you have any concerns please inquire with our dentists at Skygate Dental Brisbane.

Private Health and Teeth Cleaning Brisbane

It is important to maintain your teeth and gums by having a professional teeth cleaning completed by a Dentist with your regular dental care regime. Many health insurance funds see the benefit of regular professional dental check ups and cleans. Often times most health funds will cover or substantially reduce the cost of your annual dental checkup appointment. Dental cleans are essential to maintaining tooth and gum health. Cleaning teeth is the start of the journey with the team at the Skygate Dental clinic.

How Often Should I Visit Skygate Dental Brisbane?

The dentists at the Skygate Dental Brisbane clinic will assess your risk and place you into the appropriate recall and check-up period. In some cases it may be necessary for 3 monthly checks; whereas in others 6 or 12 monthly check-ups maybe all that is necessary. We want to ensure that your teeth and gums stay as healthy as possible to avoid any future dental troubles. How many months your visits should be scheduled can be discussed with our staff at Skygate Dental Brisbane.