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Dental Cleanings & Exams in Vancouver, WA

We take into account every aspect of your appointment

Experience pleasant routine dental care! At Vancouver Dental, you’ll relish modern dentistry with a personalized approach. Visit us every 6 months for a cleaning, dental checkup, and a touch of indulgence.

Digital X-Rays

Exceptional safety with up to 80 percent less radiation

Nitrous Oxide Sedation

Patient comfort and happiness is number one

Intraoral Camera

Handheld device that captures the image of a single tooth

3-D Cone Beam Imaging

3-D cone beam imaging works with computer software to allow us to view your teeth, bone, and jaw anatomy

What should you expect during a dental cleaning and examination?

Full digital x-ray set (annual)

Oral evaluation by Dr. Brinton, including a discussion of any concerns

Thorough teeth cleaning performed by our hygienist

Reviewing treatment choices and arranging future care appointments

Answers to Your Oral Hygiene Questions

Is it beneficial to undergo professional teeth cleaning?

Absolutely! Regular dental cleanings play a crucial role in eliminating stubborn plaque and tartar loaded with bacteria from your teeth. This is vital because when left unaddressed, plaque and tartar can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, and various other significant dental issues.

What's involved in a teeth cleaning process?

Throughout the cleaning session, your dental hygienist will conduct a thorough periodontal evaluation of your gums, identifying any gum recession or periodontal pockets. They will delicately eliminate plaque and tartar from around your gum line and between your teeth. Once your teeth are free from tartar, we'll employ a state-of-the-art electric brush to polish them and finish by flossing in between. In addition, we include an oral cancer screening during each visit. If you're prone to cavities or experience chronic tooth sensitivity, we might also suggest a prescription fluoride treatment or mouthwash.

Does dental cleaning cause discomfort?

If you've gone a significant period without a professional cleaning, you may experience some minor gum bleeding during the process. Nevertheless, our hygienists prioritize gentleness and will proceed at a pace that suits your requirements and comfort. In case you feel some post-cleaning soreness, an over-the-counter pain reliever should help alleviate any discomfort.

Are dental cleanings covered by my insurance?

The majority of dental insurance plans provide full coverage for your biannual dental cleanings. While you are expected to make the payment during your appointment, our office is pleased to assist in submitting the bill to your insurance for reimbursement.

Find out what our patients are saying

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“The staff is great! I appreciate their professionalism, as well as how they put you at ease during the entirety of the visit.”

DREW H.

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“This Dentist took me in last minute to extract a tooth. They are very polite and a very caring team. This is absolutely the best Dentist in Vancouver, WA I have ever been to. He was very gentle also I felt no pain at all.”

MURPHY C.

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“I am so glad this new dental office showed up down the street from me. After years of bad dental experiences, Dr. Brinton has made a lifelong client.”

JACQUELINE W.

Book your cleaning and examination

Even if it’s been years since your last cleaning, we’d love to see you. There’s no judgement here, just a team dedicated to your oral health. Call (360) 828-7435 to schedule a visit today.