Dental Cleaning and Exam

Experience comprehensive dental care with our Dental Cleaning and Exam services at Thomas Dentistry. We prioritize your oral health for a lifetime of beautiful smiles.

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Comprehensive Dental Cleaning and Exam Services

Regular dental cleanings and exams are the cornerstone of maintaining optimal oral health. At Thomas Dentistry, we believe in providing a thorough and personalized experience for every patient. Our dental professionals are trained to detect early signs of dental issues, ensuring timely intervention and prevention of potential complications.

For many, a visit to the dentist can be filled with anxiety. We understand this and have cultivated an environment that prioritizes patient comfort and trust. From the moment you step into our clinic, our team is dedicated to making your experience as seamless and stress-free as possible. With state-of-the-art equipment and a patient-centric approach, we aim to redefine your dental visits.

Understanding the importance of dental health not only for your mouth but for overall well-being is crucial. Regular cleanings and exams can prevent a multitude of dental issues, saving you time, discomfort, and potentially high treatment costs in the future. Trust in Thomas Dentistry for comprehensive dental care that caters to your unique needs.

What is Included in a Dental Cleaning and Exam at Thomas Dentistry?

When you schedule a dental cleaning and exam with us, you’re not just getting a quick polish and a pat on the back. Our comprehensive approach ensures that every aspect of your oral health is assessed and taken care of. From plaque removal to oral cancer screenings, we leave no stone unturned.

Our dental professionals are trained to perform a variety of procedures during your visit. The goal is to provide you with a complete picture of your oral health, identifying any potential issues before they escalate. This proactive approach allows us to tailor your treatment plan to your specific needs, ensuring the best possible outcomes for your dental health.

Here’s what you can expect during a typical dental cleaning and exam at Thomas Dentistry:

  • Plaque and Tartar Removal: Our dental hygienists meticulously remove plaque and tartar build-up, even from hard-to-reach areas.
  • Teeth Polishing: After the removal of plaque and tartar, your teeth will be polished to remove surface stains and to give you a brighter smile.
  • Gum Health Assessment: We evaluate the health of your gums to detect any signs of gum disease early on.
  • Oral Cancer Screening: A quick but thorough examination of your mouth, throat, and neck to rule out any signs of oral cancer.
  • X-rays: If necessary, we may take X-rays to get a better look at your teeth and jaw structure.
  • Personalized Treatment Plan: Based on your exam, we’ll provide you with a customized treatment plan to address any dental issues you may have.


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Cost of Dental Cleaning and Exam

One of the first questions many people have is about the cost of a dental cleaning and exam. At Thomas Dentistry, we understand that budget is a concern, but we also believe that quality dental care should be accessible to everyone. The cost can vary depending on the complexity of your dental needs and whether additional treatments are required. However, we offer competitive pricing and various payment options to make it easier for you.

We accept most insurance plans and also offer financing options to ensure that you can receive the dental care you need without breaking the bank. Our team will work with you to understand your coverage and out-of-pocket expenses, so there are no surprises. Investing in a dental cleaning and exam is an investment in your overall health, and we strive to make that as affordable as possible.

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Benefits of Regular Dental Cleaning and Exams

Regular dental cleanings and exams are more than just a routine; they are a cornerstone of good oral health. At Thomas Dentistry, we emphasize the importance of these regular check-ups as they serve multiple purposes that go beyond just keeping your teeth clean. They are your first line of defense against oral health issues like cavities, gum disease, and even oral cancer.

Here are some key benefits of regular dental cleanings and exams:

  • Early Detection: Spot issues like cavities and gum disease before they become serious problems.
  • Prevention: A thorough cleaning removes plaque and tartar, reducing the risk of cavities and gum disease.
  • Improved Aesthetics: Regular cleanings help to remove stains and keep your teeth looking their best.
  • Cost-Effective: Preventive care can save you money in the long run by avoiding costly treatments for advanced dental issues.


By prioritizing regular dental cleanings and exams, you’re not just investing in your oral health but also in your overall well-being. Our team at Thomas Dentistry is here to serve you.

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Meet Dr. Thomas

15+ years of Experience in General & Family Dentistry

Dr. Troy Thomas opened Thomas Dentistry 15 years ago in Kirkland and provides each patient with individual care and attention, making certain they receive the highest quality of dentistry he has to offer. Dr. Thomas enjoys meeting with his patients each day and regards them as extended family members, doing his best to ensure they are as comfortable as possible. His goal as a dentist in Kirkland, WA is to deliver quality comprehensive dental care to patients in a welcoming and enjoyable environment. During his spare time, Dr. Thomas enjoys golf, traveling, hiking, and fishing.

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At Thomas Dentistry, we strongly recommend that you schedule a dental cleaning and examination every six months. Regular visits are crucial for early detection of issues like cavities and gum disease, and they help maintain your overall oral health.

 Most patients find dental cleanings at Thomas Dentistry to be quite comfortable. Our skilled dental hygienists take great care to minimize discomfort. If you have sensitive teeth or gums, please let us know beforehand so we can take additional steps to ensure your comfort.

A standard dental cleaning and examination at our Kirkland office usually takes between 45 minutes to an hour. This allows us enough time to perform a thorough cleaning and conduct a comprehensive oral examination, including X-rays if necessary.

X-rays are generally taken once a year or as needed to provide a more comprehensive view of your oral health. They help us identify issues that may not be visible during a standard oral examination.

Skipping regular dental cleanings and exams increases your risk of developing cavities, gum disease, and other oral health issues. Regular visits to Thomas Dentistry can help you avoid these problems and maintain a healthy smile.

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Thomas Dentistry Locations

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Mon07:00 AM – 03:00 PM
Tue07:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Wed07:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Thr07:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Fri07:00 AM – 03:00 PM

Contact Details
  • 12910 Totem Lake Blvd. NE, Suite 105, Kirkland, WA 98034
  • 425-821-2526
Mon08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Tue08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Wed08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Thr08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Fri07:00 AM – 03:00 PM

Contact Details
  • 2955 80th Ave SE, Suite 105, Mercer Island, WA 98040
  • 206-230-6632
Mon08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Tue08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Wed08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Thr08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Contact Details
  • 4526 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
  • 206-523-8094
Kirkland (Totem Lake)