Teeth Cleaning Specialist

Bogota Dental Center

Dentists located in Totowa, NJ & Bogota, NJ

Bogota Dental Center knows that one of the best ways to help the residents of Bergen County, Bogota and Totowa, New Jersey is to maintain their dental hygiene is to offer multiple dental hygienists for regular teeth cleaning. Our dentists give the very best service when it comes to cleaning teeth.

Teeth Cleaning Q & A

Why Do I Need My Teeth Cleaned?

Even if you practice perfect at-home oral hygiene (and few of us are perfect), there may be areas in your mouth that you just can't get completely cleaned. Perhaps you have a couple of teeth that are very close together and you can't get a piece of dental floss between them. Or you might be elderly and have arthritis that prevents you from brushing as long or hard as you need to. In addition, regular brushing can't remove tartar, the thick coating that builds up on teeth over time. For all of these reasons, periodic professional cleaning is a good idea.

What Are The Steps of a Professional Cleaning?

An ultrasonic device is often the first instrument the dental hygienist uses for a professional cleaning. These devices use mild ultrasonic vibrations to loosen large pieces of tartar. The constant motions and sprays of cool water from the device wash away all the material. Next, the hygienist will use special tools to scrape away any remaining plaque and tartar; each tooth must be individually cleaned. Finally, the teeth will be polished and flossed. In some cases, the hygienist will apply fluoride to help protect the teeth.

Isn't Professional Cleaning Just for Cosmetic Reasons?

The goal of a professional cleaning is to remove plaque and tartar, which makes it a health issue rather than a cosmetic issue. Plaque is the sticky, soft film that can build up on teeth over time. It contains millions of bacteria, which secrete acid that can damage tooth enamel. Tartar occurs when calcium hardens on the surface of the teeth. There is no way you can remove tartar at home. Both plaque and tartar contribute to tooth decay and gum disease, which are oral health issues.

Does Teeth Cleaning Hurt?

Professional teeth cleaning is usually painless. You might feel the scraping as the tartar is removed. If you do feel pain or discomfort, let the hygienist know immediately.

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At Bogota Dental Center, our goal is patient satisfaction. We strive to make every service achievable and affordable for all patients. We only accept PPO plans. Along with our accepted insurance, Bogota Dental Center accepts Care Credit, Cit Health, and Lending Club. For more information about our insurance policies or payment methods, please call our office.

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Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "I always expect sensitivity during and after my dental cleaning, but not today. For the first time ever, I had painless dental cleaning"

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    "I've never left a dental office in my life feeling like I found a place I could call my dental home but that's exactly what I've found in Bogota Dentistry."

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    "Very satisfied. I had my implants done, and they made my freighting experience a breeze , now I drive from NY for all my dental needs."

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    "Bogota Dental has the latest technology, it's a clean modern and friendly office and The Doctors are amazing. I can smile with confidence again."

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  • "I am very impressed with the pleasant and professional way Dr. Sherzoy and staff treat patients. They are helpful and listen to concerns."

    Barbara M.
  • Yelp

    "Great service, short wait times and helpful staff. I've been coming here for about two years now."

    Julio S.
  • "The facility was bright and clean and the staff was friendly and very accommodating. I was taken very quickly on an emergency basis and treated like I was family."

    Verified Customer
  • "Dr. Sherzoy sincerely cares about his patients as well do his employees. They always make sure you are comfortable and never in any discomfort"

    Elizabeth P.
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    "Love Dr. SHERZOY!! Best dentist I've ever had! Friendly staff and beautiful office. No more dental fears!"

    Jennifer Wooley
  • "The dental cleaning: excellent The dentist consultation: excellent The front desk: excellent"

    Hope G.
  • "The DA's and Dr. Sherzoy are consistent in showing dedication and compassion to their profession. I no longer hesitate when I have dental appointments."

    Wanda C.
  • "Dr. Pole who we had the pleasure of meeting is awesome my daughter loved her. Bogota Dental will be my families new dental center and I will recommend everyone I know"

    Kyana G.
  • "I actually looked forward to going to every appointment. Dr. Pole was my dentist and she is very professional, kind and caring"

    Naomi P.
  • "Dr. Pole and Carla were very professional and careful with my process.I felt at comfort while at their service."

    Sergio M.
  • "Dr. Pole was awesome! I generally dread going to the dentist, and my overall experience with the Bogota Dental team was excellent!!!"

    Anastasia K.