We all know that good dental hygiene is essential to keep your teeth and gums healthy, however, more adult teeth are now being lost due to gum disease that tooth decay. This shows that adults in the UK still need advice on how to brush and floss properly to prevent lasting damage being done.
It is recommended that regular visits to both the dentist and the hygienist are done regularly to not only improve the appearance of your smile but the health of your gums too. You may find that when you visit your dentist for your routine check-up, they recommend a follow up appointment with the hygienist if they notice you have a build-up of plaque.
What Happens At A Dental Hygiene Appointment?
A dental hygienist provides a professional deep clean service, called scaling and polishing. At the start of your teeth cleaning appointment your hygienist will carry out an initial assessment of your health and lifestyle choices, and look at your teeth.
After the initial consultation, the teeth cleaning will begin. During the cleaning they will:
Benefits of Seeing A Dental Hygienist
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