Teeth Cleaning in St. Petersburg, FL

Coast Dental
Gandy

11018 4th St N
St. Petersburg, FL  33716
(727) 577-3844

Dentist Office Hours

Monday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Teeth Cleaning

Regular dental visits are very important because they keep your teeth and gums healthy. Only a dental professional can remove plaque build-up from those hard-to-reach places that regular brushing and flossing can’t get.

  Professional teeth cleaning Everyone has plaque. It’s the sticky film of bacteria that forms on teeth and multiplies deep below the gum line. When you eat or drink, some of the particles get stuck on and around your teeth. If you don’t remove them, the bacteria in your mouth will break down the particles into acids, and those acids will eat away at the enamel and cause tooth decay.

Plaque not only causes cavities, it also causes periodontal (gum) disease, which is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. Call Coast Dental Gandy today at (727) 577-3844 to schedule a teeth cleaning in St. Petersburg.

Teeth Cleanings and Gum Therapy

Many people who come in to our dental office in St. Petersburg think of a teeth cleaning as just the polishing of the tooth enamel above the gum line. But problem-causing plaque often exists below the gum line, too. If the bacteria is not removed, it can destroy the bone supporting your teeth, causing the teeth to loosen and fall out.

The type and frequency of the type of teeth cleaning and dental care you need depends on your dentist’s diagnosis.

  • Prophy: Patients who just need to have their teeth cleaned above the gum line to remove plaque, calculus and surface stains receive a prophylaxis teeth cleaning – the kind that most insurance companies cover. This type of treatment does not address periodontal (gum) conditions.
  • Gingivitis Therapy: Patients diagnosed with gingivitis, a reversible form of gum disease, may need additional services to remove plaque build-up on the teeth and just below the gum line.
  • Scaling & Root Planing (SRP): Patients diagnosed with active periodontal (gum) disease require treatment above and below the gum line to treat the infection. These patients typically receive SRP, a non-surgical treatment that removes bacteria and smooths out exposed root surfaces. Our dentist or hygienist at Coast Dental Gandy may also apply an antibiotic to treat the infection-causing bacteria.
  • Periodontal Maintenance
    Periodontal disease is a systemic disease like diabetes that requires careful monitoring. Our dentist in St. Petersburg may prescribe a periodontal maintenance routine to provide dental cleanings above and below the gum line to help manage the disease and keep it from becoming worse.
    Learn more about periodontal disease

Regular teeth cleanings at our dentist office in St. Petersburg combined with good oral hygiene habits at home can prevent dental decay, bad breath, gum disease, and help your overall health. Researchers have found regular teeth cleanings can lower your risk for some diseases like heart disease and stroke. Call Coast Dental Gandy today at (727) 577-3844 to schedule a teeth cleaning and restore your smile.

Coast Dental Services

Our dentist in St. Petersburg offers the following Dentistry Services:

You can count on Coast Dental to keep your smile healthy and beautiful.

Emergency Dentistry

Virtual emergency exam

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General Dentistry

Check-ups and cleanings

In-need comprehensive dentistry services? Look no further than Coast Dental! Book your Dental Check-Ups and Teeth Cleanings Today.

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All Other Appointments

All Other Appointments

Contact Coast Dental today to schedule an appointment for Cosmetic, Restorative, and Specialty Services.

Patient Comfort and Satisfaction at Coast Dental Gandy are our Top Priorities.

At Coast Dental Gandy, we want to make your visit as pleasant and stress-free as possible. We take the time to get to know you, answer all your questions, and create a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs and goals. Your oral health and wellbeing are our top priority, and we are committed to helping you smile with confidence for years to come.

Contact Us Today!

Ready to experience the best dental care in St. Petersburg, FL?

Contact us today at (727) 577-3844 to schedule an appointment at our St. Petersburg dentist office. 

Our friendly staff and experienced team are here to answer all your questions and address any concerns you may have. 

Let us help you achieve optimal oral health and a beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime!

Coast Dental Gandy: Dentist Office Reviews

See what our patients in St. Petersburg, FL are saying about their experience at Coast Dental Gandy:

L.H.
L.H.
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Dr. Irina Jones and her staff are awesome! Their kindness and professionalism is No.1. Dr. Jones listened to my needs with a smile and made each one of my visits very nice. Her staff was always pleasant and very helpful. I am so pleased with the work she has done. Fast, friendly and dedicated to their patients needs. I highly recommend them to anyone. Thank you Dr. Jones, Jennifer and Shelly you're the best!
B.M.
B.M.
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I am very sorry that I don’t remember the name of the doctor who saw me when I was there, but she was amazing. I was very nervous about my visit because sadly, I hadn’t been to dentist in a very long time, so I was afraid of what they were going to find. She was so detailed with everything she explained to me. I understood everything she explained so well, because she did it patiently and calmly, even though the office was busy and she had other patients to see. I felt very comfortable with her, which then helped with how nervous I was. I immediately scheduled an appointment to see her again, and am not the least bit nervous about the procedures that are scheduled to be done. Please look up my name in your system because I’m sure you have records of which doctor saw me. I hope she sees this.
M.L.
M.L.
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Dr. Jones on 4th Street N. is truly an Amazing Dentist. I have been going to her for years! She keeps my teeth wonderful and never has done any unnecessary work for profit! She is also kind and gentle with me & my teeth! I just got another cavity filling today and she truly does great work as I am very, very picky about my teeth and she has helped me Preserve an amazing smile! Thank you again, Dr. Jones and Happy Holidays!! 🙏🌞❤️
J.B.
J.B.
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Very professional staff and excellent service. My first time going and I had a great experience. Anna was hands down the best dental hygienist I’ve ever visited. I will definitely be returning.
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