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Preventive Dentistry

Preventive maintenance(PMTC)

What is preventive maintenance(PMTC)?

“Professional Mechanical Tooth Cleaning” consists in the polishing of a tooth surface and removal of the biofilm (bacterial nest) in a dental clinic by a specialist using exclusive apparatus.
Apart from polishing your teeth surface, specialists know well the importance of going through a PMTC, to thoroughly clean areas hard to brush and where dirt easily builds up, as well as crowns surroundings, helping patients maintain a healthy oral environment following the expected preventive effects against recurrence of cavities and periodontitis progression.

At USTIINY DENTAL INSTITUTE, our dental hygienists in charge will operate based on the most suitable treatment plan discussed with you in the private examination room for about 40 to 60 minutes.You can enjoy lay back for a while.

Formation of biofilm(bacterial nest)

  • Bacteria agglutinate and stick to the tooth surface.
  • Bacteria gather and start forming the bacterial nest.
  • Other types of bacteria assembly and develop the nest.
  • Once the bacterial nest has come to maturity,it is hard tot remove it.

Procedure for a preventive maintenance(PMTC)

Introducing the different stages for preventive maintenance.


Dental plaque and tartar check up

Your overall mouth environment is checked for build ups and dirt.


Plaque and tartar removal

We spray a special powder to clean interdental spaces and areas usually hard to reach with a toothbrush. Tea and tobacco incrustations are removed along with the dental plaque.


Tooth shampoo

We use dedicated instruments to remove the biofilm (bacterial nest) and polish every corners of your teeth.


Tooth treatment

We complete the polishing of your teeth. The treatment helps prevent plaque formation, cavity and chronic periodontitis occurrence, bad breath and tooth discoloration.


Fixed term maintenance

In order to maintain a healthy oral environment, we remove the biofilm (bacterial nest) on a regular basis, and recommend a tooth shampoo and treatment (PMTC) once every 3 months.

Preventive maintenance(PMTC)

For those who wish for a better appearance

Thanks to the benefits of the PMTC, you can preserve a cleaner and healthier oral environment.

All teeth 60min ¥8,000 (tax included)

We thoroughly polish the surface of your teeth during 60 min.Please feel free to contact us if you are concerned about the dirt and other build ups on your teeth.


Appointments/Contact us


Japanese health insurance only is accepted.

Consultation hours

Monday-Friday,weekends and public holidays. 9:00〜13:00(Reception until 12:00 )/15:00〜19:00( Reception until 18:00 )


Daiwa Meguro Square 1F, 1-6-17 Meguro,
Meguro-ku, Tokyo, 〒 153-0063

Sterilization area 

Following the standard precaution of the CDC guidelines, we adopt world standard sterilization measures.

Patients rights and responsibilities 

See our policy concerning your rights and responsibilities.

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