The importance of maintaining proper oral hygiene becomes evermore prevalent from the age of four onwards. Strive Dental wants to make sure that we’re here to help you with taking care of it in the right way.

A professional teeth cleaning can help check for signs of developing cavities, gum disease, and signs of oral cancer.

Here at Strive Dental, we offer many comprehensive dental procedures to our Surrey patients. Yet, one of the most important procedures is a simple professional dental cleaning.

By getting a professional dental cleaning twice a year, it will help you better avoid the possibility of cavities and gum disease. They may also help get rid of bad breath and maintain good physical health.

By detecting and preventing these issues earlier, you can avoid more serious oral problems down the road.


The point of a professional teeth cleaning is to remove plaque and tartar buildup from the teeth and gums.

Your dentist or hygienist will remove plaque from your teeth, loosen and remove pieces of tartar, and spray away any debris.

Once this is done, your dentist will use a finer handheld instrument known as a “scaler” to clean off the remaining smaller pieces of tartar from your teeth. Each tooth must be cleaned individually to make sure all the tartar has been removed.

Next, your dentist will polish your teeth using a small instrument filled with prophylaxis paste. The paste is a gritty toothpaste-like solution gives your teeth a shiny, smooth surface.


Strive Dental has been helping Surrey residents defend their smiles with professional teeth cleanings for a number of years. Our seasoned dentists are attentive to your needs and concerns throughout your treatment. For dental cleanings in Surrey, call the experts at Strive Dental today!

You can reach the staff at Strive Dental over the phone at 604.990.2730 or request an appointment online.


Most professional teeth cleanings are entirely painless. Unless the teeth are seriously damaged, a regular teeth cleaning shouldn’t hurt.

There are many factors that go into calculating the cost of a teeth cleaning your location, the amount of work done, and your insurance coverage and provider. Most patients can expect to spend between $80 and $175. Keep in mind, however, that you will likely only be responsible for a fraction of this cost depending on your insurance.

Most professional teeth cleaning services take an hour at most (and often take much less time than that). The duration of the cleaning may depend on the amount of cleaning needed as well as the additions to treatment such as fluoride treatment or whitening.