Our hygienists will discuss brushing and flossing techniques as well as giving you a professional cleaning of your teeth, known as scaling and polishing. We recommend patients attend the hygienist once every six months to keep your gums clean and healthy and your breath smelling fresh.
If a patient has dental implants we would recommend a three monthly maintenance regime with a hygienist to prevent peri-implantitis or mucositis.
By working together with the dentist and hygienist we can work out a maintenance plan to keep your teeth and gums healthy. This can be applied to both children and adults in a wide range of options including:
Prevention is always better than cure and will limit the amount of dentistry needed long term.
This patient was very conscious about his stained teeth but thanks to a new treatment called ICON, we were able to remove the stains without local anaesthetic or drilling. The treatment took just 15 minutes.