Back to the Basics: The Importance of a Prophy

A dental prophylaxis, or prophy, is otherwise known as the “cleaning” you receive from your hygienist… and there is way more to this “cleaning” than you are probably aware of!   Assessing the Situation: Prior to the actual cleaning, your hygienist will collect what we call, assessment data. He/she will do a quick intra-oral and extra-oral examination (often without you... read more »