What is Teeth cleaning?

Category: Procedures

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Teeth cleaning is part of the dental care field and is typically performed by a dentist. The process involves the removal of dental plaque from teeth with the intention of preventing cavities (dental caries), gingivitis, and periodontal disease.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 5 1
Bad taste in mouth 1 0
Toothache 1 0
Tooth discoloration 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Teeth cleaning

Side effect Patients Percentage
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Teeth cleaning.