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NYC Dentist: Teeth Cleanings & Check-ups 

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Dental Hygiene at Home

Good oral hygiene starts at home.  A regimen of brushing and flossing is very important to maintain healthy teeth and gums.  The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing at least twice a day with a soft toothbrush.  They also recommend flossing at least once a day.  Along with good oral hygiene at home, the ADA recommends having a professional checkup and cleaning by a dentist at least twice a year.

A Healthy Diet for Oral Health

At Sachar Dental, we recommend a well-balanced diet including many fruits and vegetables and avoiding foods rich in simple sugars.

By maintaining a good regimen of brushing and flossing, and sticking to a healthy diet, one can reduce the risk of dental disease, however, it is still very important to see a dental professional twice a year for checkups and cleanings.

Professional Dental Teeth Cleaning and Examinations

Dentist NYC Picture of dental cleaning NYC with arrows with tartar and plaque and after without tartar and plaque.

Picture description: In the top picture, you can see the yellow areas that are tartar between the teeth, and the white areas that are plaque in this picture of teeth before they are cleaned.  In the bottom picture, you can see that the tartar and plaque are all gone.

A dental hygienist or dentist is able to perform a much more thorough professional dental cleaning than one can do at home with a toothbrush and floss.  They are able to remove plaque and tartar that form between the teeth and under the gums where your toothbrush and floss cannot get to.  

It is very important to have a dentist perform an exam twice a year in order to identify any problems or dental diseases in their early stages.  Many dental diseases and tooth decay can progress very quickly in a short period of time.  A small amount of prevention goes a long way instead of treating problems that have already progressed. 

Digital Dental X-rays

It is important to have dental x-rays performed at regular intervals.  The ADA recommends having dental x-rays performed twice a year.  At Sachar Dental, our philosophy is to do x-rays only once a year and more if it becomes necessary due to dental problems, and also more for high risk patients.  Although our state of the art, high-tech digital dental x-ray units put out very little radiation, our philosophy is to avoid exposure to radiation as much as possible.  Dental x-rays are important in order to identify problems that cannot be seen by our dentists during their clinical examination.

Sachar Dental NYC Top Dentists for Teeth Cleaning and Examinations in Manhattan

We invite you to come into Sachar Dental for your cleanings and checkups.  You will see why we are the best dentists in New York City.  We spend extra time with our patients.  For example, our appointments for an examination and cleaning are scheduled for one hour, and are extremely thorough and educational. We accept most PPO dental Insurance Plans and most plans will cover the cost of your dental teeth cleaning at 100%. We bill the insurance company and collect this payment from your insurance company directly. Without Insurance, the cost of a teeth cleaning at our office is $180.

What Our Patients Are Saying....

Best Dentist NYC picture of 5 star review"I absolutely love Sachar Dental. Every time I go for my teeth cleaning, it always feels like I am getting the VIP treatment. My hygienist, Amy, always takes great care with my cleaning. Dr. Sachar is wonderful and truly runs a high-end practice. I am always happy to recommend her!" ---L.M Google 

Best Dentist NYC picture of 5 star review"This is one of the best Dentist in NYC. Finally after three years I was able to find someone who was great. This Dentist office is a pleasure to visit. The office manager is not only very friendly and personable but also very professional and on top of things, such as my appointments and follow ups. And my hygienist, is so thorough. She took her time deep cleaning and was into her work, really enjoying it and taking pride in her job. One of the best places." ---M.D. Zocdoc

Best Dentist NYC picture of 5 star review"I've been going to Dr. Sachar office for years and have yet to be disappointed. Great staff always friendly and helpful." ---P.M. Google 

Best Dentist NYC picture of 5 star review"Amazing staff! Knowledgeable, very thorough and friendly. Always provide more than one solution to the dental issue, which is helpful in making the right decision, so I never feel under pressure. Highly recommend Sachar Dental NYC." ---I.R. Google

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