Tags Archives: gum disease

21 Mar
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visiting a hygienist

By: Samantha Keywood – Categories: – March 21, 2018

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

16 Feb
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10 reasons why you should see the hygienist

By: Samantha Keywood – Categories: – February 16, 2018

1) To Prevent Gum Disease – Gum disease causes bleeding gums, painful gums, bad breath, and loose teeth. Gum disease can be treated, stopped and even reversed if caught in it’s early stages. Your Hygienist will not only treat and prevent gum disease, ... Continue Reading

02 Feb
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cavities

By: Samantha Keywood – Categories: – February 2, 2018

Cavities are what you get from tooth decay — damage to the tooth. Tooth decay can affect both the outer coating of a tooth (called enamel) and the inner layer (called dentin) What causes decay? When foods with carbohydrates like bread, cereal, milk, ... Continue Reading

01 Dec
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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
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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