Hygiene Therapy

Hygiene Therapy

Dental hygienists are registered and certified health professionals who specialize in preventing oral health problems and diseases. They work with individual clients or communities to prevent tooth, gum and mouth diseases and injuries that can affect overall health.

Some of the areas of expertise of a Dental Hygienist include:

  • Manage oral infections
  • Scaling of Teeth
  • Root planing
  • Cleaning, polish and fluoride
  • Subgingival irrigation
  • Providing Fluoride
  • Counseling patients/families about oral health
  • Performing Head, neck and oral examinations
  • Applying sealants
  • Administering local anesthetic for Dental Hygiene or Dental Treatment