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.

Contact the reporter 

tmcquerrey@payson.com

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Avoid obscene, hateful, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful.
Be Nice. No name-calling, racism, sexism or any sort of -ism degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Real names only!