Tags Archives: gum disease

01 Dec

Visiting a dental hygienist

By: Samantha Keywood – Categories: – December 1, 2017

What is a dental hygienist? Dental hygienists are specially trained to work as part of the dental team, to give care to patients. They play an important part in dental health care and are mainly concerned with preventive dental health and treating gum dis ... Continue Reading

11 Aug

Visiting the Hygienist

By: Wasey Habib – Categories: – August 11, 2017

What can I do to help the hygienist? The hygienist’s main work is to prevent and treat gum disease. This includes professionally cleaning your teeth by removing plaque and tartar (usually called a ‘scale and polish’ or a prophylaxis). Howeve ... Continue Reading

13 Jul

Gum disease

By: Wasey Habib – Categories: – July 13, 2017

Symptoms of gum disease Healthy gums should be pink, firm and keep your teeth securely in place. Your gums shouldn’t bleed when you touch or brush them. Gum disease isn’t always painful and you may be unaware you have it. It’s important ... Continue Reading

22 Jun

Why Choose Surbiton Dental?

By: Wasey Habib – Categories: – June 22, 2017

If you are looking for a very experienced, gentle and caring dentist in Surbiton to improve your smile or to replace your missing teeth, look no further. Dr Habib has many successful years of experience qualifying in 1979 , Dr Habib has attended many cou ... Continue Reading

09 May

What is gingivitis? What causes gingivitis?

By: Wasey Habib – Categories: – May 9, 2017

Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva). It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth – plaque; this type is called plaque-induced gingivitis. Gingivitis is a non-destructive type of periodontal disease. I ... Continue Reading