Preventive Hygienists Care

You know what a dentist does – everything from fillings to fluoride treatments, cleans to crowns. Mostly, they do work to treat any oral health problems. But did you know that we also have dental hygienists in our practice, who work closely with our dentists and dental assistants?

Our dental hygienists form an integral part of the Island Dental team and our approach to taking the very best care of your dental health. The dental hygienic clean of your teeth is a vital step towards proactively preventing dental problems from occurring and maintaining your optimal dental health for life.

A focus on preventing dental problems

At Island Dental, we believe that our preventive dental hygiene program is the key to keeping your teeth healthier for life. While it’s good to book in for regular check-ups with your dentist, we’d also like to:

That’s why we offer the services of our dental hygienists. They will partner with you to ensure you get the highest quality oral health care possible.

What does a dental hygienist do?

At an appointment with a dental hygienist, they can:

What else is a dental hygienist trained to do?

Importantly, a dental hygienist can also look for signs of gum disease, such as periodontitis, and provide other preventive dental care. They can perform the following services:

Preventive dental care is about more than keeping your teeth clean. 

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