We currently have 1 Dental Hygienist and 2 Dental Hygiene Therapists.

The Hygienist is here to assess and treat periodontal disease (gum disease). The Dental Therapists, in addition to hygiene, carry out some of the simple routine dental work, such as fillings and sealants, on behalf of the Dentists.

They also provide maintenance and routine scaling and polishing and oral hygiene advice, which will help to maintain and promote a healthier mouth.

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By seeing the hygienist, you will have healthier gums and smile and prevent the need for false teeth in the future.

 

Another service provided by the Hygienist and Therapists is:

Air polishing (stain removal) which allows staining to be removed effectively. It is especially effective in people who smoke or drink a lot of tea, coffee or red wine, without the need for costly teeth whitening. You will instantly see and feel the amazing results of air polishing.

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Your Dentist,with the help of the Dental Hygienist and Dental Health Educator will show you how best to clean your teeth, look after you gums and promote a healthy diet.  This will help you retain your teeth for much longer.

Please ask at reception about the benefits of seeing the hygienist and booking yourself in for an appointment