Dental hygienists remove soft and hard deposits from teeth, teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene, and provide other preventive dental care.
   
 
   
   
   
 
  Prevention
    And early detection are key in avoiding costly and painful dental treatment. Prevention begins with the control of plaque and calculus, the main cause of decay and gum disease.

    dental hygiene

If your condition is mild, a second, thorough dental cleaning may be all you need to restore health. This is usually the case for treatment of ‘Gingivitis’, which is a mild for of gum disease. If your condition is more advanced, dental cleanings are set up over multiple appointments, concentrating on one area of the mouth at a time.

  dental care

Usually local anesthetic is used , as these are ‘deep’ cleanings. This treatment is termed: Scaling and root planing.

    Effective flossing involves placing dental floss between your teeth and then drawing it up against the side of each tooth individual tooth and scrubbing as much of its surface as is possible.There are a number of arguments you can make regarding why flossing on a daily basis is needed to maintain good oral health.
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