dental hygiene

A dental hygienist is more than someone who cleans your teeth – they are a prevention specialist.

Among the many health issues a dental hygienist addresses with their patients:

• Periodontal disease

• Teeth whitening

• General oral care

• Caries

• Inflammation

The top services provided:

• Oral hygiene education

• Prophylaxis

• Fluoride treatments

• Dental hygiene assessment

• Periodontal scaling and root planing

According to the American Dental Hygienists Association, 94 percent of dental hygienists are satisfied in their careers.

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