Dental cleanings and exams are crucial when it comes to maintaining your oral health. Our dentist and team strongly suggest scheduling these appointments every six months to avoid any oral health problems. If you have any questions about dental cleanings and exams in Ripley, Tennessee, call Elite Dental Care today at 731-635-5000 to learn more and schedule an appointment with Dr. Brien Polk.

Dental cleanings and exams are among the most important treatments provided by our dentist and team. This routine preventive care plays a key role in helping you avoid dental problems and ensuring you receive the care you need. During your appointment, our dentist and team will:

  • Thoroughly clean your teeth to remove plaque and tartar
  • Floss and polish your teeth
  • Examine your teeth and supporting oral structures for signs of tooth decay, gum disease or other problems
  • Take X-rays as needed


Our dentist will review with you the results from your exam to help you understand your oral health and discuss any additional treatments you may need. We may also make recommendations on ways you can improve your oral hygiene at home. Please feel free to ask us any questions you have — we want you to feel comfortable with and confident in the care you receive and are always happy to address your concerns.


We recommend that you visit us every six months for a dental cleaning and exam. If you experience a dental emergency, such as pain or injury, please call us as soon as possible so that we can provide you with treatment.


For more information and to schedule your visit, give us a call today!

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