Preventative dentistry is the modern way of reducing the amount of dental treatment needed to keep a healthy mouth. The joint efforts of the dentist, hygienist and the patient can help prevent the need for treatment.
Dental hygienists main role is to professionally clean the teeth for the patient commonly known as scaling and polishing, however the most important is showing the patient how to keep their teeth free of plaque. Following a hygiene visit your teeth will feel ultra clean and look brighter. For those with heavy staining who need a little extra help, our AIR-FLOW , high jet polishing system, gives outstanding results.
The importance of regular examinations and hygiene maintenance have been proven by research to lessen dental problems and even subsequent health problems. Regular professional hygiene therapy can reduce the risk of an irregular heartbeat by 30% (which is a major risk factor for stroke).