Worried about gum disease, tooth staining or your oral hygiene? The dental hygienist is able to deep clean your teeth and gums and give you advice on the best oral hygiene routine to ensure you can keep your natural teeth as healthy as possible for as long as possible.
The dental hygienist is a dental care professional, who specialises in preventative dentistry. In particular, the treatment of periodontal conditions such as gum disease. The hygienist will be able to offer you advice to improve your oral health, by addressing your oral hygiene routine and lifestyle factors, such as diet or smoking. They will also remove any plaque or calculus which may have built up on your teeth. If left this can lead to gum disease and tooth decay.
The hygienist will advise you on how best to effectively brush your teeth – just because you have been brushing for years does not mean you have been doing it correctly!
The hygienist will help to improve the health of your teeth and gums – regular scaling and polishing, removes plaque and calculus build up and can help to keep your teeth and gums healthy, reducing the risk of developing gum disease.
The hygienist will be able to remove stains – by polishing your teeth, the hygienist can remove stains caused by food, drink and other lifestyle factors.
The hygienist will provide information to reduce the risk of acid erosion and tooth decay – by providing diet advice on how to reduce sugary and acidic food and drink.