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Prophylaxis Edmonton

Prophylaxis is a broad medical term used to describe an action taken to prevent disease. Dental prophylaxis is a procedure that removes bacterial biofilm and biotoxins caused by remaining food particles in the mouth, preventing diseases such as gum and periodontal disease and dental decay. A professional preventive dental appointment is much more than a cleaning. During this appointment, Dr. Mandeep Kanwar from dentalFX in Edmonton removes food debris, bacteria plaque, tartar (calcified dental plaque) and extrinsic stain on the teeth. For these procedures, clinicians often use dental hand instruments like scalers and curets as well as ultrasonic instrumentation that is powered by concentrated air and water streams, and polishing modalities to remove stain and any remaining plaque on the teeth.

Dr. Mandeep Kanwar from dentalFX in Edmonton also completes an oral cancer screening, identifies other systemic issues that may by evident through oral manifestations, such as inflammation in the gum tissue stemming from uncontrolled blood sugar in diabetic patients. The effectiveness of the patient's at-home oral care routine is also assessed.

Call dentalFX at (780) 705-5322 to book your appointment. We are conveniently located at 1054 – 8882 170 Street in Edmonton, AB.

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Why Choose Us?

  •   Conveniently located in West Edmonton Mall
  • entrance 32 or 40 (next to Winners/HomeSense)
  •   Fast and reliable service
  •   Lots of free parking
  •   Wheelchair friendly
  •   Water and air filtration system
  •   Evening and Saturday appointments available
  •   Email/text appointment confirmations
  •   We charge 5% less than the 2018 fee guide; check out our dental fees