Treatments: General Dentistry: Hygienist

We at Oakmead Dental Care strongly believe in taking a preventative approach to dental care. Our hygienists are highly skilled and motivated in the provision of thorough yet gentle oral treatment.

Dental Hygienists specialise in preventive oral health and focus in particular on techniques for good oral hygiene.

Services of our hygienists offer may include:

  • Advice in oral hygiene and dental hygiene education tailored to the individual's needs
  • Regular monitoring of teeth and gums for the first signs of any problems
  • Scaling and polishing teeth and root surface debridement (periodontal treatment) to eliminate harmful plaque and calculus which can result in gum disease
  • Advice on diet to help minimise the risk of tooth decay
  • De-sensitizing of sensitive teeth: ( applying a special seal to the teeth margins to reduce sensitivity)