Dental Scaling, Kota Kinabalu

A Deep Clean for Your Chompers: Everything You Need to Know About Teeth Scaling

A bright, shining smile is the ultimate accessory, and one of the best ways to achieve it is through a deep clean known as teeth scaling. But what exactly is teeth scaling and why is it so important for your oral health? Let’s dive in and take a closer look.

First off, what is teeth scaling?

Simply put, teeth scaling is the process of removing plaque and tartar buildup from your teeth. This deep cleaning technique helps to prevent gum disease, decay, and bad breath, leaving you with a fresh, clean mouth. But don’t just take our word for it, let’s take a closer look at the benefits of teeth scaling.

Benefits of Teeth Scaling

Think of teeth scaling as giving your teeth a spa day. This deep cleaning process not only removes any unwanted buildup, but it also helps to prevent future buildup. This means you’ll have a brighter, cleaner smile, and be able to say goodbye to bad breath and gum disease.

But that’s not all, regular teeth scaling can also help to improve your overall oral health. By removing any plaque or tartar buildup, your dentist can better see any potential problems and address them before they become a major issue.

So, when should you get your teeth scaled?

It’s recommended to have your teeth scaled once a year, or as recommended by your dentist. This deep cleaning process is an important part of maintaining good oral health and can help to prevent more serious issues down the road.

“Scaling Up” the Process

Now that you know the benefits of teeth scaling, let’s take a closer look at what the process entails. Teeth scaling is performed by a dentist or dental hygienist and typically takes about 45 minutes to an hour. During the procedure, a scaler is used to remove any plaque or tartar buildup from the surface of your teeth and around the gumline.

Don’t worry, teeth scaling is a pain-free procedure and should not cause any discomfort. In fact, many people find it to be a relaxing experience, and some even fall asleep during the process!

After the scaling is complete, your dentist may recommend a fluoride treatment to help strengthen your teeth and prevent any future plaque buildup.

“Brushing Up” on Good Oral Hygiene

While teeth scaling is an important part of maintaining good oral health, it’s not the only factor. It’s also important to practice good oral hygiene habits, such as brushing and flossing regularly, to ensure your smile stays healthy and bright.

In summary, teeth scaling is a deep cleaning process that removes plaque and tartar buildup, improves oral health, and leaves you with a brighter, cleaner smile. So, don’t hesitate to book your appointment today and take the first step towards a healthier, happier smile!

Our Services

We offer everything from dental treatment to children treatment. Contact us and let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll find the best treatment for you.

Dental Treatment

Dental Treatment

We provide all types of dental treatments, from general care to cosmetic surgery.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

We offer a wide range of cosmetic dentistry services, from dental implants to tooth whitening.

Teeth Replacement

Teeth Replacement

We offer a complete range of dental services to help you get back your smile.



Our orthodontists are qualified and experienced to make you feel confident about your smile.

Children Treatment

Children Treatment

It's time to get your little ones in for teeth cleaning from our caring dentists.

Klinik Pergigian FTS Chin Dentist Kota Kinabalu
dentist in Kota Kinabalu

The Preferred Dentist at Kota Kinabalu

Your cosmetic dentistry choice

Klinik Pergigian FTS Chin, located in Likas, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, is one of the most recognized dental clinics in the region. With our skilled dentists and staff, we provide patients with top-quality dental care.
Our dentists possess the skills and experience you need. We care about your needs as a patient and we’re here to help you achieve the outcome you desire.

General Questions

Scaling are typically charged between RM100-RM200. We recommend getting it done every 6 months.
Whitenings typically cost RM999, the procedure usually takes about 1 hour to 1.5 hours.
You can try using a toothpaste specifically designed for sensitive teeth such as Sensodyne. Rub a little toothpaste into the sensitive area when going to bed as it helps protect the surface. Avoid strongly acidic foods or drinks and wait at least an hour after eating before brushing as this could cause even more sensitivity. If the pain continues, speak to our dental team and they may be able to offer further care to reduce your symptoms.
You should wait at least 1 month for your gums to heal before it is ideal to take an impression of your mouth.
3 appointments are needed to before you can take your dentures home. Time between each appointment is about 1-2 weeks. On average it takes about 1 month or less from start to finish.
It is possible to add on extra ‘teeth’ to your dentures after an extraction. Your dentist will check evaluate your current denture first to see if it is suitable. Sometimes if your dentures are too old/ loose/ complicated design, your dentist may recommend making a new set of dentures.
Wisdom teeth usually erupts between ages 17 to 23. If you have had multiple episodes of pain, difficulty opening your mouth, swelling or even a fever. Your dentist will usually need to do a check up and an x-ray to plan for the next step. Please see your dentist if you are experiencing this.