Good oral hygiene is a vital part of maintaining healthy teeth and gums and regular visits to the dental hygienist can help protect against the need for reparative dental treatment in the future.
Our dental hygienist carries out a professional scaling and polishing of teeth that includes the removal of plaque and tartar deposits ensuring healthy teeth and gums. They will also advise you on how best to look after your teeth with tailored advice for your home hygiene regime.
Almas Dental are proud to offer state-of-the-art AirFlow Swiss Technology, further enhancing our dental hygienist services. AirFlow treatment is effective in stain removal, cleaning sensitive teeth and cleaning braces and other orthodontic appliances.
The system uses specially formulated powders that remove stain and eliminate plaque, providing a standard of cleanliness that could not normally be achieved. This pain-free, non-invasive treatment is recognised as one of the most efficient methods of tooth cleaning and combating extrinsic discolouration, working wonders on even the most persistent of stains.
Frequently Asked Questions
It may be recommended by your dentist that you visit the hygienist regularly. The frequency of visits will be determined by your clinical needs but also by your own personal desire to have your teeth cleaned and polished regularly.
Good oral hygiene is vital in eliminating gum disease and decay, which can eventually lead to tooth loss. Regular visits to a dental hygienist will ensure that hidden and difficult-to-reach plaque and tartar is removed from your teeth removing rough surfaces which contribute to build up of bacterial numbers, and improving the health of your teeth and gums.
Hygienists can also help you maintain brighter, whiter teeth. Scaling and polishing, as well as AIR-FLOW therapy and cosmetic treatments can remove surface stains, leaving you with a fresher, brighter smile.
AIR-FLOW® is a brightening technique which gently cleans and polishes the teeth using non-abrasive technology. It removes plaque, stains and discoloration using a combination of water, compressed air and fine powder particles.