Dental Hygiene: The First Step in Complete Dental Care

The advances in technology have made dentistry a more viable option for patients than ever before. The prevention of dental issues and gum disease remains the foundation of Dr. Penhaskashi’s specialty care. Dr P has focused his practice on minimally invasive treatment approaches which are the lease invasive for best patient care such as laser periodontal therapy (LANAP and LAPIP), the Pinhole technique to help to resolve gum recession especially for esthetics and Computer live guided system for precise and least invasive dental implant procedures.

Dr. Penhaskashi and his specialty hygiene team believe that a proper dental hygiene regimen and regular dental hygiene maintenance of the teeth and the implants will not only prevent major issues from occurring, but also reduce the need for invasive procedures down the road and allow a patient to save his or her natural teeth and dental implant for a lifetime!

The American Dental Association provides many key tips to maintaining good oral hygiene on its website here: .   Furthermore, it is important to note that dental hygiene visits provide more than simple teeth cleaning. They provide a framework for which the oral health care team can diagnose, manage, and treat oral health concerns both immediately and into the future.

To schedule your next hygiene appointment with one of our incredible specialty hygienists, call us at 818-788-7091 and get your oral health moving in the right direction with Dr. Penhaskashi!

  1. Home Oral Care. American Dental Association Website.  Published 2022. Accessed 21 June 2022.,
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