Dental Hygiene

Dental hygiene

It’s really important that you come to see us regularly for dental hygiene care so that we can work with you to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy. Maintaining your dental wellbeing is vital and your hygiene examination forms an essential part of your healthy living regime.

Our hygiene team will help keep your gums and teeth healthy and assist you in reducing your chances of tooth decay and gum disease.

Hygiene therapy also helps reduce the risk of developing several serious medical conditions, especially as research links gum disease to arthritis, heart disease, strokes, diabetes and premature births. A staggering 90 per cent of us suffer from gum disease at some point in our lives but with good dental care the risks can be easily controlled.

Common symptoms of gum disease include:

The best way to avoid getting toothache is to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible. We advise that you:

Our hygiene team promotes oral health and will give you the skills and confidence to make a real difference to the health of your mouth. This care forms a central part of Church House Dental Practice’s preventive approach to dental wellbeing.

Maintaining a healthy mouth will significantly reduce your need for dental treatment in the long term. Periodontal (gum) therapy not only treats existing disease but also prevents future disease.