The Importance of Hygiene
The secret to keeping your natural teeth is by having immaculate oral hygiene, because both dental caries (decay) and periodontal (gum) disease are caused by the bacteria on your teeth. When dental plaque has been present for some time, it’s composition changes, with more destructive “bad” species moving in.
Regular cleaning and effective home maintenance has been shown in many scientific studies to treat and prevent dental diseases.
Our hygienist, Jill Williamson, has many years experience in helping people to achieve and maintain their dentition in the best possible condition.
The value of these visits cannot be overemphasised. Appointments for active treatment are usually thirty minutes. Maintenance visits are usually twenty minutes which allows sufficient time for thorough treatment.