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Prophylaxis

 

You may call a Dental Prophylaxis a different name: Cleaning,  Tooth Polishing, Check-up,  Re-care.  The goal of a prophylaxis or prophy is to prevent gingivitis (inflammation and bleeding of the gums) and periodontal (gum) disease by removing debris that has accumulated at or above the gum line since your last visit. Some accumulation is normal even in the mouth of a great brusher and flosser.