There is a lot of debate about the benefits of having your teeth scaled and polished in west London, but in all honesty, this comes down to the individual habits of you, the patient on a daily basis. There is a definite need to look after and care for your teeth and gums each day to stop the bad things like tooth decay and gum disease having a say as to what goes on in your mouth. Yep, you can give it your best shot- this oral hygiene lark, but it is very easy to miss a few things here and there and if you do, these beasts that prey on you mouth will start their offensive and get into places where you can’t. If you visit your dentist regularly, such mishaps will be picked up on and you can be dealt with accordingly. If there are any signs of tartar or gum disease, your dentist can scale away at the problem and go beneath the gum-line for a really good clean if needed. Then once you have had this number done on you, then your dentist can set about polishing your teeth thoroughly; this will not only make them glisten and shine beautifully, but it will also make it difficult for bacteria to cling on to. The benefits of scaling and polishing….you make your own mind up.