Scaling Teeth

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What is scaling ?

"Dental scaling is routinely performed to help patients with gum disease and excessive plaque buildup. While a standard cleaning will address the surface of the tooth, scaling goes much deeper. If your dentist suggests dental scaling and root planing for your teeth, it’s helpful to know what this means so you can prepare for what’s ahead."

When is dental scaling necessary ?

"Everyone experiences some form of plaque buildup. The saliva, bacteria, and proteins in your mouth form a thin layer that covers your teeth at almost all times. When you eat, tiny particles, acids, and sugars from the food stick to this film, creating a buildup on the teeth known as plaque. The bacteria that lives in this plaque can cause gum disease and tooth decay. Brushing, flossing, and regular dental cleanings will help remove the plaque and prevent more serious problems.
If you have healthy gums, the tissue will fit tightly around the tooth and keep plaque out. However, if gum disease begins to form, this tissue will loosen. Healthy gums attach to the tooth just 1 to 3 millimeters below the gumline. With gum disease, you’ll begin to develop deeper pockets. These can fill with plaque, worsening your problems and causing symptoms like bad breath.

If you have pockets of 4 millimeters or more, your dentist will probably recommend dental scaling to remove the plaque beneath the gumline and help treat the gum disease."


I got these two things at 123dentist.com website. Thank you for this informations. This friday morning, I went to dental government clinic at Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang for scaling teeth. I brought my sister and maktok too, accompanied me. So, both of us (me and my sister) only pay RM1 each for the registration. It's very cheap guys. So grateful because government provides this facility to  people.

Then, after registered, we just waited for a few minutes and I was the second person entered the dental room. Seriously, penakut jugak aku ni. Takut sakit, dan takut terkena gigi atas yang tampal tu. But, everything went smooth jer. Aku yang pengecut. Tak sampai 10 minit pun scaling gigi aku. Cuma hanya rasa ngilu-ngilu je.

Kemudian, Beeha tanya doktor tu macam gigi yang kena tampal ni. Baru tahun lepas je tukar but I still feel the pain. Kalau minum air sejuk, rasa sakit je gigi tu. Doktor tu pun cuba ketuk2 sama ada aku sakit atau tidak. Tapi tak sakit pun bila dia ketuk2 tu. Dia cakap, gigi tu hanya sensitif je. Dia ada bagi tips untuk hilangkan sakit gigi.

3 Steps To Relieve Teeth Pain

1. Buy Colgate Sensitive Pro Relief toothpaste (this one is suggested by the doctor).

2. Make sure brush your teeth before sleep.

3. Then, applied some toothpaste at your teeth or on gum area near the teeth.

Hopefully these three steps help you guys who has teeth pain, you can try this! It works!





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9 Comment(s)

  1. When it talks about teeth, rasa ngilu..
    RM1 for dentist really cheap Beeha..
    Kalau pi swasta guna medical card company more than RM100 we have to pay..

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    1. Ya allah.. mahalnya. Lebih baik pegi kerajaan, murah pun murah. Layanan alhamdullilah cepat and okay je.

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  2. wah...jauhnya beeha belajar engineering..

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  3. So you just go and asked for scaling and you can do it right on the same day? I thought we need to make an appointment. During studying in UKM, we become patients for the students practicing dentistry. I didn't have to do the scaling though lol. Bangga kejap.

    // afifahaddnan

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    1. Yes, go on that day and you get the treatment on time. sebab kejap je scaling gigi ni..

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  4. Kalau takut sakit, buat scaling setiap 6 bulan. Jangan tunggu lama lama sebab nanti plaque tu jadi degil susah nak tanggal. Tu yang sakit tu hehe.

    Lagi satu saja la nak share, I bila berus gigi kdg tu gusi berdarah. Tp sejak tukar ubat gigi najwa (yg warna hijau, ubat gigi kayu sugi, bau dia pun mcm kayu sugi, takde dah gusi berdarah. Lgsg takde. Maybe u can try it #sharingiscaring hehe

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    1. Yeayyy. thank for this sharing sis. Thank you so much. Baru tahu kenapa kenapa scaling sbb plaque tebal sgt susah nak cuci.

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  5. Tips: Scaling every 6months. Sebab kalau lama lama sangat nanti plaque tu degil. Tu yang sakit tu hehe

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