Miss Cassie Bristol Dental Hygienist and Therapist with patient

Hygienist

Welcome to Stratford Dental, where our expert dental hygienists are dedicated to enhancing your oral health and ensuring your smile shines brightly. Our dental hygienists play a crucial role in preventive dental care, focusing on professional teeth cleaning, education, and personalised advice tailored to your needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

It’s generally recommended to visit a dental hygienist every six months for a routine cleaning and check-up. However, the frequency may vary based on your oral health needs, as advised by your dentist.

Dental hygiene treatment is usually painless, though some patients may experience slight discomfort during deep cleaning if there’s significant plaque buildup. Your hygienist will ensure you’re as comfortable as possible throughout the procedure.

Seeing a dental hygienist regularly can help prevent gum disease, reduce the risk of tooth decay, and keep your smile looking its best. They also provide personalised advice on oral care.

Yes, dental hygienists provide valuable advice on brushing and flossing techniques, diet choices for good oral health, and how to prevent common dental issues like cavities and gum disease.

Between dental visits, maintain good oral hygiene by brushing and flossing daily, eating a balanced diet low in sugars, and using mouthwash to reduce plaque and bacteria.

While both dental hygienists and dentists work to maintain oral health, dentists diagnose and treat dental problems, while hygienists focus on preventive care, such as cleaning and educating patients on good oral hygiene practices.

Why Choose Our Dental Hygienists?

At Stratford Dental, our dental hygienists are highly skilled professionals with extensive training and experience in dental hygiene. They work closely with our dentists to provide comprehensive care aimed at maintaining healthy gums and teeth for our patients.

Miss Riana Patel Dental Hygienist with patient
Miss Sophina Kang Dental Hygienist with patient

What Services Do Our Dental Hygienists Offer?

  1. Teeth Cleaning (Scale and Polish): Our hygienists perform thorough cleanings to remove plaque and tartar build-up, which can lead to gum disease and tooth decay if not addressed.
  2. Gum Disease Treatment: They help in the prevention and management of gum disease through deep cleaning techniques like root planing and scaling.
  3. Oral Health Education: Our hygienists educate patients on proper brushing and flossing techniques, as well as the importance of a balanced diet for maintaining good oral health.
  4. Fluoride Treatments: We offer fluoride applications to strengthen tooth enamel and prevent cavities, particularly beneficial for children and adults at risk of tooth decay.
  5. Sealant Application: Hygienists can apply dental sealants to protect vulnerable areas of the teeth from decay, such as pits and fissures.