The cost of teeth cleaning according to the Ontario Dental Association 2021 Fee Guide is as follow:
- 1 unit of scaling $58
- 2 units of scaling $116
- 3 units of scaling $174
Each unit of scaling equals 15 minutes of teeth cleaning.
Most adults will need two to three units and kids will need about one to two units of scaling depending on the status of their oral hygiene.
The dental hygienist will do an assessment and let you know how many units of scaling you will need.
Each person is different and only a hygienist or dentist can tell you how many units of scaling you will need to get your teeth completely clean and back to healthy conditions.
Most dental insurances will cover the cost of teeth cleaning.
Polish and Fluoride are extra and not covered by insurance but recommended to keep your teeth strong and healthy.
- 1/2 unit of polish $26
- Fluoride Treatment $31