A scale and polish will remove harmful plaque and deposits of tartar that, if left, can cause periodontal (gum) disease. By making a hygienist visit part of your regular dental care regime you can stay one step ahead and avoid suffering from.
Following a good clean and analysis of overall gum health, they will give your teeth a shine and polish with a gentle, quiet air polisher to remove any superficial stains. In cases where there is decay, a hygienist may apply fluoride or an antibacterial gel.
As well as a thorough scale and polish, your dental hygienist will also provide a complete check of your overall oral health. If they spot anything that needs attention, they will refer you to your dentist for further treatment, making a hygienist visit invaluable.