The Oral Hygienist

An oral hygienist focuses on prevention and oral care to prevent and fight tooth decay and gum disease. You can report directly to the dental hygienist if you need help in preventing tooth decay (cavities) and gum disease.

Our oral hygienists can advise and educate you about cavities, gum disease and eating habits, etc. They can also help you with:

  • Removal of tartar, plaque and stains
  • Fluoride application
  • Smoothing and cleaning of root surfaces and gums
  • Application of sealant
  • Polishing of fillings
  • Bleaching your teeth
  • Treatment of small cavities (commissioned by the dentist)