If you're looking for a trusted, highly experienced and friendly dental hygienist in Essex then our expert team in Hornchurch can help.
Practicing good oral hygiene is key to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. At Harrow Dental Practice our dental hygienists can help patients to prevent gum disease and tooth decay so that you can avoid future dental problems.
All of our dentists and our three dental hygienists are registered with the General Dental Council (GDC) and we're monitored and regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) so you can rest assured you are in safe hands with our team.
With regular oral hygiene visits to our dental practice, our dental hygienists will remove the build-up of plaque and tartar from your teeth and also show you the best ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
We may also provide dietary advice to help you minimise the development of dental decay such as limiting sugary drinks and foods.
Poor oral hygiene and failure to visit a dental hygienists regularly can result in developing gum disease. This is when bacteria in the mouth settles in pockets around the tooth just above the gum line.
Once it hardens into plaque it becomes difficult to remove. If the plaque is not removed the disease (Gingivitis) will steadily worsen developing into a more serious form of gum disease called Periodontitis.
This can result in the loss of a tooth. Read more about gum disease (Gingivitis) here.
This is known as halitosis and our dental hygienists can advise patients how to prevent bad breath and explain how and why bad breath occurs.
By flossing your teeth at least once a day and tooth brushing at least twice a day will help to remove the build up of food deposits in between your teeth and achieve fresh breath.
As part of a good routine, we recommend our patients visit our dental hygienists at least every six months for a scale and polish. We will also check your general oral hygiene to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy.
Our dental hygienists are trained and qualified to spot any problems and to provide the best treatment and advice.
"I took my elderly mum to the hygienist here and Maria the hygienist was very caring and guided and mum through the cleaning and aftercare process attentively. Listening and answering all her concerns. Very impressive."
Call us on 01708 479717 to book a scale & polish