Hockerill Hygiene in Hertfordshire
Our in house hygienists, is specially trained to work with the dentist in giving care to patients.
They play an important role in dental health care and is mainly concerned with gum health, showing you correct home care and applying preventive materials to the teeth and gums.
Their main role is to professionally clean your teeth. We call this scaling and polishing. However, their most important role is showing you the best way to keep your teeth free of plaque. They will work with your dentist to provide care tailored to your needs. All hygienists in our Hertfordshire practice are trained and experienced.
Hygienists help prevent gum disease
Hygienists carefully remove the deposits that build up on the teeth and teaches you how to do it at home, this will go a long way in slowing the progress of gum disease. By discussing your diet, and recommending other preventive measures, your tooth decay can also be slowed down.
Scaling and polishing is usually pain-free. However, if you do have any discomfort the hygienist can use some local Anesthetic.
We always work hard to look after our patients in a dental emergency in Bishop’s Stortford, including out of hours. Our out of hours numbers can be found on our contact page by clicking here.