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Dr. Chris Cappetta DDS

Dental Cleanings San Antonio, TX

Enhance your oral health with our thorough dental cleanings, a key step towards a brighter, healthier smile.

Expert Dental Cleanings

Good oral health is about more than just a nice smile; it’s crucial for your overall well-being. Here’s why regular dental cleanings are important:

  • Boost Overall Health: Regular cleanings are not just for a brighter smile; they’re essential for your total health.
  • Prevent Common Problems: Skipping cleanings can lead to plaque, gum disease, and bad breath, affecting more than just your mouth.
  • Increase Confidence and Happiness: Keeping your teeth clean helps you feel more confident and happier, impacting how you interact with others.

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Types of Dental Cleanings

Dental cleanings are not a one-style-fits-everyone solution. Each type is designed to address unique oral health requirements.

  • Standard Cleanings: These are crucial for upkeeping general oral health.
  • Deep Cleanings: Necessary for treating gum disease.
  • Periodontal Maintenance: Ideal for managing gum disease, especially for those with a past history.

Your dentist will personalize your dental cleanings type to suit your individual oral health needs, guaranteeing you receive the most effective and customized care.

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Preventative Dentistry & Cleanings

A successful preventive dental program is a team effort, involving you, your dentist, and their staff. It’s all about safeguarding your natural teeth and their supporting structures from dental problems. Here’s how it works:

  • At-Home Care: Your journey starts with good oral hygiene practices at home.
  • Professional Exams and Cleanings: Regular check-ups and dental cleanings at the dentist’s office are crucial.
  • Additional Treatments: Procedures like sealants & dental cleanings in the dental office play a vital role.

Prevention is the cornerstone of keeping your smile healthy and your confidence high and dental cleanings is only one part.

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Other Dental Cleanings & Prevention

Digital X-Rays

Digital radiography uses electronic sensors instead of x-ray film, reducing radiation exposure by 80-90%.

Fluoride Treatment

Fluoride treatment is a highly effective mineral for preventing tooth decay, found in most foods and water supplies.

Oral Cancer Exam

Annually, over 30,000 oral cancer cases are diagnosed, with 7,000 resulting in death. Early detection through an annual exam is key to effective treatment.


Sealants are thin plastic coatings applied to molars and premolars’ chewing surfaces, preventing over 75% of dental decay.

Dental Exams

At your dental visit, we perform a comprehensive exam, including diagnostic x-rays, oral cancer screening, gum disease evaluation, and tooth decay and restoration assessments.

Dental Cleanings

Our professional dental cleanings, performed by Registered Dental Hygienists, include calculus and plaque removal, as well as teeth polishing.

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Dental Cleaning

How often should I get a dental cleaning?

Ideally, every 6 months to prevent plaque build-up and detect any issues early.

Does a dental cleaning hurt?

Most people feel little to no discomfort. Sensitivity can occur, but your dentist can make adjustments to ensure comfort.

What happens during a dental cleaning?

Your dentist or hygienist will remove plaque and tartar, polish your teeth, and may floss and

How long does a dental cleaning take?

Typically, it takes about 30 to 60 minutes, depending on your oral hygiene and the time since your last cleaning.

Can a dental cleaning whiten my teeth?

Cleanings remove surface stains, leading to a brighter smile, but they’re not a substitute for professional whitening treatments.

Fountain of Youth Dental

Proudly serving San Antonio Tx.

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210-614-5481  (office)


5282 Medical Dr. #520
San Antonio, TX 78229

Office Hours

Monday – 9:00 – 5:00
Tuesday – 9:00 – 5:00
Wednesday – 9:00 – 5:00
Thursday – 9:00 – 5:00
Friday – 10:00 – 2:00
Saturday & Sunday – Closed

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