Cleanings, Exams, X-Rays

At Mayfair Family Dentistry, you’ll find comprehensive dental care. We offer dental cleanings and thorough exams with full x-rays. Our general dentistry services are top- notches and are recognized as some of the best in North Philadelphia. We’re proud to offer our patients the highest quality care possible.

Dental Cleanings

A basic dental cleaning is important for maintaining oral hygiene and preventing gum disease. The process involves removing tartar and plaque from the teeth, as well as polishing the teeth to remove any surface stains. Our Mayfair professionals recommend a thorough cleaning every six months to ensure optimal dental and oral health. While some patients may think that they can skip regular dental cleanings, doing so can actually lead to more cavities and more serious gum problems. That’s because tartar and plaque can build up on the teeth, making it difficult to remove them with brushing and flossing alone. In addition, the stains on the teeth can become permanent if they are not removed on a regular basis. 

As part of regular dental care, dental exams are a  vital part of keeping your mouth healthy. During a dental exam, your dedicated Mayfair dentist will check for any problems with your teeth and gums. They will also look for signs of tooth decay or gum disease. If they find any problems, they will be able to treat them early. This can help to prevent more serious problems from developing. Regular dental exams are the best way to ensure that your mouth stays healthy.

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Dental x-rays are an important tool that our dental professionals use to help diagnose dental problems. X-rays allow us to see inside your teeth and gums and get a better idea of what is going on. They can also help to identify problems that are not yet visible, such as infections. Dental x-rays are safe and easy to get, and they can make a big difference in your dental health.  

Although some patients may be concerned about the safety of x-rays, the truth is that dental x-rays are very safe. The amount of radiation exposure from a dental x-ray is very low, and the risks are far outweighed by the benefits. In addition, our latest technology makes dental x-rays quick and easy.

Allow the professionals at Mayfair Family Dentistry to take care of all the dental needs for your entire family. Through preventive care like cleanings and comprehensive exams, your beautiful smile can continue to thrive. No matter what your family’s dental needs may be, we are here to help. Contact us to schedule an appointment.