The role of the hygienist revolves around restoring, promoting and maintaining a great standard of oral hygiene. This includes treatments focusing on your gums, as well as the teeth themselves. Of course, another important aspect of the hygienist’s role is to give guidance and advice on how the patient can maintain their oral hygiene themselves, whether through their oral care regime, or through adjustments to their diet or lifestyle.
Scale and polish
To look after your teeth and gums, the hygienist will perform a procedure called ‘scaling and polishing’, in which they remove the deposits of tartar from your teeth and around the gum line and polish your teeth to leave a healthy gleam. The hygienist will also give advice on your everyday oral care, as well as things you can do to better preserve your teeth.
Multiple hygiene treatments
Other treatments offered by the hygienist include which entails cleaning and maintaining the integrity of a , as well as monitoring the status of the tissues around the implant. Also offered is which involves treatment specifically addressing gum disease. An example of this would be cleaning underneath the gums and then applying topical solutions to combat periodontal diseases.
Whatever treatment you choose with us at our dental practice in Swindon, you can be assured of the same excellent standard of patient care. We will walk you through every stage of your treatment, looking after you all the way. Book an appointment today.
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