A comprehensive dental exam will be performed by your dentist at your initial dental visit. At regular check-up exams, your dentist and hygienist visit will include the following:
Professional dental cleanings, scaling and polishing will be performed by our Registered Dental Hygienists/Therapist. Your hygiene appointment will include the following:
This treatment is sometimes known as deep root planing and root curettage, it requires the careful removal of plaque and tartar deposits from the root surface of the tooth along with the use of local anesthesia, iodine irrigation and sometimes anti-microbial adjuncts. This treatment is carried out over a number of appointments followed by a review appointment.
Your dentist will let you know how often you need to visit as everyone’s oral health needs are different. However, to maintain a healthy mouth every adult requires minimum 6 monthly hygiene appointments.