The dentist and hygienists examine your gums and determine what level of cleaning is appropriate for each patient. Patients who have not had a dental cleaning in years may require a deeper, more involved cleaning, in some cases with a local anesthetic. So the cleaning remains comfortable. After gum health is establishing, they can maintain with regular cleaning and polishing. Optional fluoride treatment also provides at our office. We believe this is important as the City of Calgary stopped adding fluoride to tap water in 2011. Fluoride treatment is proven to lessen the risk of decay, especially in children.