Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene
A beautiful smile is based upon healthy teeth and gums and indeed it would be unwise to spend money on complex treatments if underlying gum disease is not first dealt with by your hygiene team.

Surprisingly more teeth are lost due to gum disease than tooth decay. Regular visits to the hygienist will help to improve dental health and prevent Periodontal (gum) disease, bleeding gums and dental decay (caries). Diet advice, fluoride application, fissure sealants and oral hygiene instruction are all part of our preventative programme. Our hygiene surgeries are fitted with the very latest equipment including air-polishing machines which gently remove unsightly staining without damaging your teeth.

Approximately half the population have a problem with mouth odour; a problem that can be reduced with regular visits to our dentists and hygienists.

Our Dental Hygienists
Our fully qualified hygienists at Beechwood Dental will clean and polish your teeth and advise you on how to care for your teeth and gums on a day to day basis. Advice is also available for the care of your children’s teeth.

The dental hygienist is qualified to:

  • Administer Fluoride
  • Fissure seal children’s teeth
  • Give Local Anaesthetic if required
  • Insert PERIOCHIPS, a new treatment in the prevention of periodontal disease
  • Give anti smoking advice

All of the above are vital aspects in preventive care.

 

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