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Improve Your Smile

When it comes to Periodontal Prophylaxis, Boca Perio Implants dentists can help you take care of your beautiful smile.

The benefits include:

Plaque removal

Tartar1 (also referred to as calculus) and plaque buildup, both above and below the gum line, can result in serious periodontal problems. Unfortunately, even with a proper home brushing and flossing routine, it can be impossible to remove all debris, bacteria and deposits from gum pockets. The experienced eye of a dentist or hygienist using specialized dental equipment is necessary to catch potentially damaging buildup.

A healthier looking smile

Stained and yellowed teeth2 can dramatically decrease the esthetics of a smile. Prophylaxis is an effective treatment in ridding the teeth of these unsightly stains

Fresher breath

Bad breath3 (or halitosis) is generally indicative of advancing periodontal disease. A combination of rotting food particles (possibly below the gum line) and potential gangrene stemming from gum infection, results in bad breath. The routine removal of plaque, calculus and bacteria at our facility can noticeably improve halitosis and reduce infection.

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About the Procedure

A periodontal prophylaxis is a cleaning treatment that we offer here at Boca Perio Implants to thoroughly clean your teeth and gums for the ultimate, dazzling smile. Periodontal prophylaxis is an important dental treatment for stopping the progression of gingivitis and periodontal disease, and an effective procedure to keeping the oral cavity in proper health.


1 WebMD. Hilary Parker. What is Tartar? 6 Tips to Control Buildup. Available: https://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/tartar-dental-calculus-overview.

2 Healthline. Erica Cirino. How to get rid of yellow teeth. Available: https://www.healthline.com/health/dental-and-oral-health/how-to-get-rid-of-yellow-teeth.

3 NHS. Bad breath. Available: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/bad-breath/.

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About author - Dr. Julian C

About the Author

Dr. Julian C. Leichter is a Harvard Fellow, and Boca Raton’s trusted leader in periodontics with more than 40 years of experience in natural tooth preservation, and implant preservation. His periodontal bone regeneration stem cell transplantation techniques continue to nurture many healthy smiles throughout Florida, and beyond.

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