The dental hygienist is a highly trained dental professional who plays a vital role in maintaining good dental health. Her primary role is in cleaning teeth and helping our patients understand how to maintain their teeth and keep their smile healthy!
Although she does not examine the teeth she examines the gums and checks for gum diseases. She cleans the teeth (scale and polish) and she also carries out periodontal treatment (occasionally referred to as “deep cleaning”). She will also advise on oral hygiene and on products available. She will advise each patient what are the best products for him or her to use and will tailor a home care plan based on each patients individual needs.
She can offer really helpful and practical advice on a range of issues from diet and decay prevention to smoking cessation to how to care for your little ones teeth.
Our Appointment Process
Please get in touch with us and we will be happy to advise you and schedule the most appropriate appointment for your needs.
1) CONTACT SURGERY
Contact the surgery via phone, email, facebook or live chat.
2) IN SURGERY APPOINTMENT
If a visit to our surgery is required, we have introduced extensive infection control measures to keep you and our staff safe.
3) PHONE & VIDEO CONSULTATION
We have added phone video consultations to our suite of services and we use as appropriate.