Los Angeles Dental Arts -  - General & Cosmetic Dentist

Theodore Burnett, DDS

General & Cosmetic Dentist located in Westchester, Los Angeles, CA

Teeth Cleaning Specialist

If you dread dental work, regular teeth cleaning goes a long way toward avoiding the dentist’s chair. At Los Angeles Dental Arts in Los Angeles, Theodore Burnett, DDS, provides deep cleaning and laser cleaning therapies that keep your teeth white and your gums in the pink of health. To ensure your dental health, call to schedule a teeth cleaning or book an appointment online.

Teeth Cleaning Q&A

Why do I need to have my teeth professionally cleaned?

While regular brushing and flossing do a great job in maintaining your oral health, there’s a lot that even daily, careful cleaning can’t address. Here are just some of the advantages professional teeth cleaning can provide:

  • Prevents gum disease by cleaning plaque beneath your gumlines
  • Thoroughly cleans between your teeth where regular brushing can’t reach
  • Gets rid of stubborn stains, such as those caused by coffee
  • Detects cavities and other abnormalities indicative of significant problems, including oral cancers

Ultimately, teeth cleaning is one of the best preventive tools in your dental care arsenal. As if that weren’t reason enough, regular teeth cleaning by a professional leaves your teeth whiter and brighter after each visit.

How are my teeth cleaned?

At Los Angeles Dental Arts, a deep cleaning of your teeth entails several steps:

  • A physical examination: Dr. Burnett checks for outward signs of decay, gum disease, and other dental problems
  • X-rays: if you don’t have current X-rays on file, Dr. Burnett may recommend having some taken to see what’s happening on the inside of your teeth
  • Removing plaque and tartar: using special tools and equipment, the dental hygienist removes stubborn and hard-to-reach plaque buildup and tartar
  • Gritty toothpaste cleaning: this special toothpaste, combined with a high-powered toothbrush, scrub and whiten your teeth
  • Flossing and rinsing: to remove any leftover debris, the dental hygienist thoroughly flosses between your teeth and rinses your mouth

If your teeth and gums require an aggressive cleaning, Dr. Burnett turns to laser cleaning therapy which removes dead tissue from your gums to allow new, healthy growth in its wake.

How often should I have my teeth cleaned?

In order to maintain healthy teeth, visit Dr. Burnett twice a year for a professional cleaning and maintain good oral hygiene habits. Not only will your teeth be stronger, but you'll also leave with a dazzling smile.

Call Los Angeles Dental Arts to book your teeth whitening appointment. Or use the easy online booking tool.


We accept the majority of dental insurance plans. We also accept Care Credit. Please call our office if you do not see yours listed or have any other questions.

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Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "This was the first time I ever felt comfortable talking about my teeth and not once felt judged or shamed. I truly recommend Dr. Burnett and his staff."

    Candice B.
  • Yelp

    "Everyone here is great! Very professional, friendly and above all very CLEAR with setting expectations. "

    Nancy N.
  • Yelp

    "The care that my family received was professional, consistently excellent, with state of the art technology and technique."

    Reginald H.
  • Yelp

    "The care that my family received was professional, consistently excellent, with state of the art technology and technique."

    Reginald H.
  • Yelp

    " Dr Burnett is very personable and shows great enthusiasm for the care of my family. He truly sets the tone for his staff which creates a wonderful experience."

    Clinton B.
  • Yelp

    "I highly recommend Los Angeles Dental Arts to anyone looking for a dentist who sees you as more than just a set of teeth. At this place, they treat you like family."

    Summer S.
Los Angeles Dental Arts
8540 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 918

Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: 424-266-8508
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