Our practice has a dedicated dental hygienist to look after all your dental hygiene needs. She is available 3 days a week including Saturdays.
Good home care & regular professional cleaning is vital to maintaining your gum health, oral health and general health too. It is recommended that patients with gum disease attend the hygienist every 3-6 months.
Gum/periodontal disease is an inflammatory condition of the gum and bone surrounding the teeth which causes:
- Bleeding gums
- Receding gums
- Sensitive teeth
- Bone loss resulting in loose teeth
The hygienist specialises in the prevention and treatment of gum/periodontal disease. Treatments include:
- Scale & polish
- Deep scaling with local anaesthetic
- Stain removal
- Individualised oral hygiene advice tailored to your needs
- Products to optimise your home care