Why visit your Dental Hygienist
Having your teeth cleaned by your dental hygienist at his or her suggested interval (generally every 6 months) is crucial to maintaining good oral hygiene. There are things that your dental hygienist can detect, that you however cannot. You will also get to see your dentist, who can detect things that your hygienist however cannot. This line of defense will be your saving grace to oral health!
The Check Up
The dentist will thoroughly examine your teeth, take radiographs and diagnose any issues that may be happening in your mouth – these issues can be anything from ‘watch spots’ (area’s to make note that a cavity may be forming) to area’s that need extensive care (root canal treatments, extractions, or fillings etc.) [Read more…]