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Special Offer
Whole Mouth Scaling and Polishing
Remove plaque and Stimulate Healthy Gums
  • From 900* baht
  • Takes only 30 minutes
Whole Mouth Air Flow Polishing
Remove Wine, Tea, Tobacco and Other Stubborn Stains
  • Only 800 baht
  • Discounted from 1,200 baht

Get Both for 1,500 Baht!

*This is one of our most popular services.

Our Teeth Cleaning Services:

  1. Scaling and Polishing (Routine Cleaning)

    • Recommended every 6 months as Preventative Dentistry
    • Remove Plaque
    • Stimulate Healthy Gums

  2. Root Planing (Deep Cleaning)

    • Remove Dental Tartar and Plaque
    • Treat Gingivitis (Gum Disease)
    • Restore Healthy Gums

  3. Air Flow Polishing

    • Remove Wine, Tea, Tobacco and Other Stubborn Stains
    • Safe and Non-Invasive

Scaling and Polishing (Routine Cleaning)

Dental scaling and polishing involves removing plaque (soft, sticky, bacteria infested film) and tartar (calculus) deposits that have built up on the teeth over time. Your teeth are continually bathed in saliva which contains calcium and other substances which help strengthen and protect the teeth. While this is a good thing, it also means that we tend to get a build-up of calcium deposits on the teeth. This chalky substance will eventually build up over time, like limescale in a pipe or kettle. Usually it is tooth coloured and can easily be mistaken as part of the teeth, but it also can vary from brown to black in colour.

If the scale, or calculus (tartar, as dentists like to call it) is allowed to accumulate on the teeth it will unfortunately provide the right conditions for bacteria to thrive next to the gums. The purpose of the scaling and polishing is basically to leave the surfaces of the teeth clean and smooth so that bacteria are unable to stick to them and you have a better chance of keeping the teeth clean during your regular home care.

Also it leaves your teeth feeling fresh, smooth and clean, which is nice when you run your tongue around them.


Root Planing (Deep Cleaning)

The objective of root planing and periodontal scaling, otherwise known as conventional periodontal therapy, non-surgical periodontal therapy, deep cleaning, or dental prophylaxis, is to remove or eliminate the etiologic agents which cause inflammation: dental plaque, its products and calculus, thus helping to establish a disease free mouth.


Plaque is a soft, sticky mixture of bacteria, waste products from bacteria, and some food debris. It irritates the gums, or gingiva, and causes inflammation over time: gingivitis. The longer plaque is left on the teeth, the harder it gets. After 24 hours, some plaque hardens into calculus, otherwise known as tartar. Calculus is mineralized plaque and does not come off with the brush and floss anymore. The bacteria in plaque and calculus cause an ongoing state of inflammation called gingivitis. If left untreated, gingivitis can progress to a more serious disease called periodontitis. The most common treatment for periodontitis is root planing and periodontal scaling.

Plaque build up and bone loss

Because the bone is alive, it has cells in it that build bone, and cells that break down bone. Usually these work at the same speed, and keep each other in balance: it is called bone remodeling. The chemical by-products of ongoing inflammation stimulate the cells that break down bone, which now start working faster than the cells that build bone. The net result is that bone is lost, and the loss of bone and attachment tissues is called periodontal disease.

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Actual patient before and after dental scaling
Disclaimer: All photos, videos, testimonials and individual cases used in this website are based on actual cases but your results may be different.

Root Planing with Periodontal Scaling

Periodontal scaling procedures "include the removal of plaque, calculus and stain from the crown and root surfaces of teeth. Root planing is a specialized skill involving scaling of the root of the tooth, made up of cementum. Because cementum is softer than enamel, it is affected more by ongoing build-up and inflammatory byproducts. A smooth cementum provides less opportunity for bacteria to accumulate and form calculus, so root planing is an important part of stopping progression of periodontal disease, especially once deeper pockets have formed in the gums, which is really in the bone. Thus root planing is a specific treatment that removes the roughened cementum and surface dentin that is impregnated with calculus, microorganisms and their toxins.

The objective for periodontal scaling and root planing is to remove etiologic agents, which can cause inflammation to the gum tissue and surrounding bone. Common etiologic agents removed by periodontal therapy include dental plaque and tartar (calculus). Scaling and root planning is one of the most effective periodontal methods of treating gum disease before it becomes severe.Because in periodontal disease pockets form that are deeper than the usual gingival depth, such scaling and root planing are often referred to as deep cleaning, and may be performed using a number of dental tools, including ultrasonic instruments and hand instruments, such as periodontal scalers and curettes.


Scaling and root planing is considered the basic treatment of periodontal diseases and may be the only treatment required to treat mild cases of periodontitis; however, it may also be the initial therapy prior to future surgical needs. For the procedure to be considered effective, the patient must be able to be maintained at a level of periodontal health that will prevent reinfection with periodontal pathogens. This requires optimal home care and ongoing periodontal maintenance therapy, usually every three - four months to sustain health. It is effective only when certain conditions are fulfilled. A complete removal of calculus from the periodontal pockets using hand and ultrasonic instruments is not totally effective. The depth of the pocket, when identified by the probe, exceeds more than 3mm then calculus removal becomes more insufficient. The maximum access of a probing instrument is up to 6mm, any calculus beyond that can't be reached. If there is calculus exceeding more than 6mm, then scaling and root planing are ineffective and the best treatment option in such cases will be surgical access for complete pathogen and calculus free area.

The probing depth and methods affects the success of the procedure, and factors like root grooves, concavities, and furcation involvement may limit visibility of underlying deep calculus and debris. In severe periodontal disease where there is a systemic involvement, scaling and root planing are insufficient and surgery is required. Scaling and root planing are ineffective in cases where tooth mobility is severe, such conditions require periodontal surgery and placement of bone grafts.

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Stages of Periodontal Disease (Periodontitis)
Disclaimer: All photos, videos, testimonials and individual cases used in this website are based on actual cases but your results may be different.

Air Flow Polishing

Great for Removing Wine, Tea, Tobacco and Other Stubborn Stains

Sparkling Results within 15 minutes!

Our airflow polishing treatment uses a mixture of air, water and sodium bicarbonate (like baking soda) to polish and clean your teeth dramatically. There are no chemicals or any mechanical drills used. The airflow polishing treatment is often used with regular scaling and polishing to achieve amazing results.

Painless, Safe and Non-invasive

The airflow polishing system shoots a high pressured jet of air, water and sodium bicarbonate (usually lemon flavored) through a small nozzle where it focused on difficult to reach areas of your teeth such as behind the teeth or in between your teeth.

This treatment results in sparkling teeth and healthier, rejuvinated gums. Air flow polishing is completely safe and non-invasive.

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Air Flow Polishing System

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This patient had stubborn smoke stains on the back of his upper teeth. We used the Airflow Polish to remove all the stains within 15 minutes.
Disclaimer: All photos, videos, testimonials and individual cases used in this website are based on actual cases but your results may be different.

Disclaimer: All photos, videos, testimonials and individual cases used in this website are based on actual cases but your results may be different.

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