For patients with private health insurance including dental cover, the cost of teeth cleaning is often covered by the health fund’s preventive dental benefits. This often means patients will have no or very limited out of pocket costs associated with a professional scale and clean. See out list of supported health funds to see if your’s is supported.
You might need a Scale and Clean if you…
- Have plaque or calculus/tartar on your teeth that can’t be removed by brushing and flossing
- Want to take preventative measures to care for your teeth
- Your teeth are stained from cigarette smoke
- Jaw joint (temporomandibular joint) pain
- Your teeth are stained from drinks such as coffee, tea or red wine
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