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Dental Hygiene Services (Oral Hygiene)

Dental Hygiene or Oral hygiene is the practice of keeping the mouth and teeth clean and providing full oral health care to avoid dental problems (like teeth cavities, gingivitis, and bad breath). Good oral hygiene is also require for healing and regeneration oral tissues when there are oral pathologic conditions like gingivitis, periodontitis, dental trauma, oral cysts, etc.

Although brushing and flossing of teeth is an important factor to have a clean teeth and healthy mouth, dental hygiene services is proven to prevent any occurrence of dental illnesses as well as healing and regeneration oral tissues. The fact is visiting the dental hygienist regularly is a must to sustaining good oral health.

Dental hygienist will cover the following aspects

Scaling - Scaling is the removal of bacterial plaque, stain and calculus (tartar) from above and below the gum line.

Tartar removal using ultrasonic instruments. Dentists and dental hygienist use ultrasonic instruments since hardened deposits (tartar) not removed by routine brushing.

Tartar removal manually. removing smaller pieces of tartar using smaller, finer tools.

Polishing - Polishing which is removal of plaque and stain from the teeth. Because polishing make your tooth surface smoother it slow down the development of plaque on your teeth and also only gives you a brighter smile

Desensitizing - Desensitizing is a protective seal placed on a tooth to prevent sensitivity of the gum and teeth.

Fluoride - varnishing your teeth using fluoride enriched paste make your teeth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugar in your mouth which result in preventing tooth decay. Fluoride not only re-strengthen your teeth also can help desensitize teeth that have exposed root surfaces.

Sealants - Dental sealants are plastic coatings that are usually applied to the biting and chewing surface of the permanent back teeth to protect them from decay and prevent cavities. Sealants are generally placed shortly after the eruption of a permanent molar tooth.

At Toronto Diamond Dental Clinics you will receive a complete Dental hygiene and teeth cleaning from our professional experienced hygienists.

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