Dental cleaning

Dental cleaning is a professional treatment  that deeply cleans teeth and gums, eliminating tartar and plaque.  It is recommended to perform a cleaning every six months or once a year, depending on the individual needs of each person.

The collaboration between the dental hygienist and the patient is essential to maintain a good oral hygiene.  Our dental hygienists will help you take care of your teeth and gums, and give you personalized advices.

Dental scaling is important for several reasons:

• It removes the plaque and tartar that accumulate on the teeth and can lead to cavities and gum problems.
• It helps prevent bad breath.
• It assists in removing stains and discolorations, giving the teeth and gums a cleaner and healthier appearance.
• It helps prevent periodontal disease and potential premature tooth loss.

Here are the steps of a dental cleaning:


  • Preparation: Before the cleaning, the dental hygienist examines the mouth and teeth to ensure that there are no contraindications to it.  She may also take X-rays to see in between the teeth, and the alveolar bone.
  • Teeth cleaning: To remove plaque and tartar, the dental hygienist uses an ultrasonic scaler. This device sends vibrations that help remove plaque and tartar.
  • Removing of tartar and plaque residues using manual instruments.
  • Polishing: once the tartar is removed, the hygienist performs a dental polishing using  an aero-polisher (airflow), or with polishing pastes.  
  • Fluoridation : Depending on the individual risk of each patient, the dental hygienist can perform professional fluoridation to strengthen tooth enamel and help prevent cavities.
  • Once the cleaning is complete, the dental hygienist provides personalized advice  to maintain a good oral hygiene by taking into account your specific needs and lifestyle habits.
  • Preparation

  • X-rays

  • Teeth cleaning

  • Ultrasonic scaler

  • Removing of tartar

  • Manual instruments

  • Polishing

  • Fluoridation

  • Personalized advice

A gentle dental scaling.

At Citysmile we use the EMS ultrasonic scaler “No Pain” which  is renowned for its superior quality, which offers many benefits for your oral health. For a quality and gentle dental cleaning.

Our rates
Dental Cleaning for New Patients with Two X-rays : 155.-
Dental Cleaning outside of the offer (without X-rays) : 169.-  CHF
Check-up with a dentist : Between 80.- and 180.-

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is dental scaling important?

Dental scaling prevents gum diseases, tooth decay, and improves oral hygiene by removing plaque and tartar buildup that can lead to inflammation and infections.

Is dental scaling painful?

Dental scaling is generally well-tolerated. However, in cases of gum sensitivity or inflammation, there may be slight discomfort. Your dental hygienist will take all necessary measures to ensure your comfort.

How long does a dental scaling session last?

A typical session lasts between 50 minutes to an hour, depending on the amount of tartar buildup and the complexity of the treatment.

Can dental scaling damage my teeth?

No, when performed by a qualified professional, dental scaling is safe and does not damage tooth enamel.

do you have a question?
We are delighted to be able to answer any questions you may have. Please feel free to write to us or call us.

Take care of your dental health!

We are committed to combating healthcare avoidance, believing that in our current environment, every citizen should be able to maintain their health and enhance their appearance, especially their smile. Our rates are designed to be not only competitive but also, and most importantly, affordable. Nevertheless, they never compromise the quality of our service, which we strive to make impeccable.