Dental Cleanings For All!Even if it’s been a little while since your last dental cleaning, we’re glad to have you. Your comfort and oral health are our top priorities! We’ll never lecture you or shame you. Instead, we’ll treat you with the utmost care, as if you were our own family member. Our team is full of dental professionals who are ready to help you get the care you deserve. Dental cleanings are an excellent way to keep your teeth healthy. Seeing your dentist twice a year for cleanings will prevent you from requiring more extensive dental treatment in the future. This means that a great way to avoid serious dental treatment is to come in regularly for dental cleanings!
Dental Cleanings and Why They MatterHaving regular dental cleanings and exams will help keep your mouth healthy. Bi-annual dental cleanings and exams can also detect small problems before they cause great discomfort and become expensive. In many cases, cleanings will allow our dental professionals to see problems before they develop. At cleanings, we’re able to let you know if you need any other work done, or if you should change your habits to prevent other treatments in the future. Additionally, dental cleanings are necessary for maintaining the health of your teeth. Even with excellent brushing and flossing at home, plaque is bound to build up in places that are tough to reach. At your dental cleanings, your dentist will remove this extra plaque to keep it from building up within your mouth. This, along with your dentist’s examination, will also help prevent future problems.
Dental ExamsMost insurance plans cover dental cleanings and exams at 100%. This is because cleanings are a routine maintenance option for your teeth. Because cleanings are restorative in nature, insurance plans want to make sure you’re covered so they won’t have to pay for bigger treatments in the future. At your initial dental visit, your dentist will perform a comprehensive dental exam. By doing this, they’ll be able to see what the status of the rest of your mouth is. If you need fillings, root canals, or other treatment, your dentist will be able to tell you at your cleaning.
Regular exams will include the following:Radiograph (X-Ray) Examination – X-rays are essential to help us detect decay, tumors, cysts, and bone loss, and can also help determine tooth and root positions. Our X-Ray procedure is almost instant and will give us a wealth of knowledge about your teeth.
Why are regular dental cleanings so important?
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Professional Dental CleaningWhile dental cleaning appointments do include a comprehensive exam, this exam isn’t the cleaning itself. During the cleaning, registered dental hygienists will perform dental prophylaxis, also called a routine dental cleaning. They’ll do so after finishing your comprehensive exam. Our team members will perform the actual cleaning, which consists of a few small procedures. After the dental exam, your cleaning appointment will include the following:
Ready to schedule your dental cleaning?Ready or not, your teeth are always ready to be cleaned. If you still aren’t sure about dental cleanings, call us at 402-467-1000 with any questions. We’ll be happy to answer your questions. If you are ready, you can call us today or schedule your appointment using the form below.
Don’t live near Lincoln Family Dentistry? Don’t worry.Even if you aren’t located near our office, we can still help. We have multiple other locations throughout Lincoln, and you can schedule an appointment with any of them using the form at the bottom. Our sister locations are Coddington Dental in West Lincoln, Northstar Dental in North Lincoln, Preserve Family Dentistry in East Lincoln, and Southpointe Dental in South Lincoln. Click the link to their websites to learn more.
Check out the “What is a Deep Cleaning” video
All X-rays Comprehensive Exam 2 Emergency Exams 2 Routine Dental Cleanings (Every 12 Months) 25% Discount on Select Procedures
LDP offers discounts on the following procedures:
Regular Cleanings Deep Cleanings Periodontal Maintenance Dental Crowns (Excludes Cosmetic Crowns) White Fillings Root Canals Professional Teeth Whitening Night Guards
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We have 7 Locations in Lincoln, NE!
- Lincoln Family Dentistry – Central Lincoln
- South Lincoln Family Dentistry – South Lincoln
- Northeast Lincoln Family Dentistry – Northeast Lincoln
- Preserve Family Dentistry – East Lincoln
- Coddington Dental – West Lincoln
- NorthStar Dental – North Lincoln
- SouthPointe Dental – Southwest Lincoln
- Emergency Dentist NE – Emergency Dental Care
- Lincoln Dental Plans – Affordable Dental Options
Nebraska Family Dentistry has dental clinic locations in all parts of Lincoln! Choose “near me dentist” location that is convenient for you.