1 & 2 Maelor Buildings, Wrexham, LL11 3NG

Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienists are healthcare professionals who specialise in preventive oral health care. They are responsible for cleaning teeth, examining patients for signs of oral diseases such as gingivitis, and providing other preventive dental care. They also educate patients on ways to improve and maintain good oral health.

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A dental hygienist is a healthcare professional who focuses on preventing and treating oral diseases. They work alongside dentists and assist in providing a range of dental services, including cleaning teeth, taking x-rays, and educating patients on proper oral hygiene.
Clean your teeth using special tools to remove plaque and tartar. Examine your teeth and gums to check for any issues such as gum disease or cavities. Take x-rays, as needed, to get a more detailed view of your teeth and mouth. Educate you on proper oral hygiene techniques, such as brushing and flossing. Recommend treatments and products to help improve your oral health.
The frequency of visits to a dental hygienist will depend on your individual needs and oral health. Some people may need to visit more frequently, such as every three to four months, while others may only need to visit once or twice a year. Your dentist or dental hygienist can help determine the most appropriate schedule for you based on your specific needs.

Pricing

Hygienist Visit (20min Appt) £38.50
Hygienist Visit (30min Appt)£57.75

A dental hygienist is a licensed healthcare professional who specialises in preventive oral health. They provide a wide range of services, including teeth cleaning, taking X-rays, patient education, and more. Dental hygienists work closely with dentists to diagnose and treat dental and gum diseases. Dental hygienists use specialized instruments to remove plaque and calculus from teeth, as well as to polish teeth with special pastes. They also take X-rays to assess the health of teeth and gums. During a dental hygienist appointment, patients will receive individualized education about oral health. This includes proper brushing and flossing techniques, nutrition tips, and more.

Seeing a dental hygienist regularly is important for maintaining good oral health. Regular dental hygiene visits help to prevent cavities and gum disease. They also help to identify potential issues early, which can save time and money in the long run. Additionally, regular visits help to keep teeth and gums looking their best. A clean and healthy smile is not only visually attractive, but can also boost confidence and self-esteem.

When examining the teeth and gums, a dentist will first look for any signs of decay, infection, or other abnormalities. They may use a dental probe or mirror to look for any visible cavities or gum disease, and they may also check the bite of the teeth to look for any misalignments. The dentist will also inspect the tongue, cheeks, and roof of the mouth, as well as the gums, to look for any signs of infection or inflammation. Then, they will use a special instrument to measure the depth of the pockets between the teeth and gums.

Cleaning the teeth is a very important part of any dental visit. The dentist will use a variety of tools to remove plaque and tartar buildup from the teeth. They will use a scaler, which is a metal instrument that scrapes away plaque and tartar from the teeth. They may also use an ultrasonic instrument to vibrate and break up plaque and tartar. Finally, they will use a polishing paste to remove any remaining plaque or tartar and to polish the teeth.

X-rays are an important part of any dental exam. X-rays provide a detailed look inside the teeth and jaw, which allows the dentist to look for any signs of cavities, abscesses, or other dental problems. X-rays also allow the dentist to measure the size of the teeth and look for any signs of infection or fractures. The dentist will take a series of X-rays during the exam, which will help them diagnose any dental problems and come up with a treatment plan.

When it comes to treating gum disease, it is important to first diagnose the issue. To do this, your dentist will typically examine your gums and check for signs of gum disease, such as redness, swelling, and bleeding. They may also take x-rays to determine the extent of the disease. Once diagnosed, the next step is to start treating the gum disease. Depending on the severity of the gum disease, your dentist may recommend a variety of treatments, including deep cleaning to remove plaque and tartar from your teeth and gums, medication to help fight the infection, or surgery to repair the damage to your gums.

In addition to treating the gum disease, it is also important to take preventive measures to help keep it from coming back. This includes brushing and flossing regularly, avoiding smoking and drinking alcohol, eating a healthy diet, and visiting your dentist regularly for checkups and cleanings. By taking these steps, you can help protect your gums and teeth, and keep gum disease from returning.

Dental hygienists are trained to provide a variety of important procedures to help maintain a healthy mouth. One of the most common procedures they provide is filling cavities. This involves cleaning out the affected area, applying a filling material such as composite resin, and curing it with an ultraviolet light. This helps to seal off the area and prevent further decay. Dental hygienists may also apply fluoride treatments to help strengthen the enamel of the teeth and reduce the risk of cavities. Fluoride is usually applied in the form of a varnish, foam, or gel, and it is left on the teeth for a short time before being rinsed off. Additionally, dental hygienists may administer anesthetics before dental procedures to help keep patients comfortable. This could include topical anesthetics to numb specific areas of the mouth as well as local anesthetics to provide more widespread numbing. By providing these important procedures, dental hygienists play an important role in helping to maintain good oral health.

In conclusion, the role of the dental hygienist is an essential one. They provide preventative care, help detect oral health problems, provide education on oral health, and provide treatment for various oral health problems. Regular visits to the dental hygienist are important for maintaining good oral health. Advantages of regular visits include the prevention of decay and gum disease, the early detection of any oral health problems, and improved overall oral hygiene. Furthermore, it is important to practice good oral hygiene on a daily basis. This includes brushing twice a day for two minutes, flossing daily, and using an antibacterial mouthwash. In addition, it is important to visit your dental hygienist every six months to ensure that any oral health problems are identified and treated in a timely manner. By following these steps, you can ensure that your teeth and gums stay healthy and strong.

Opening Times

Monday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Tuesday
8:45am - 7:30pm
Wednesday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Thursday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Friday
8:45am - 5:00pm
Sat & Sunday
Closed
Dant Y Coed
1 & 2 Maelor Buildings
Heol Maelor
Coedpoeth
Wrexham, LL11 3NG
Monday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Tuesday
8:45am - 7:30pm
Wednesday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Thursday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Friday
8:45am - 5:00pm
Sat & Sunday
Closed

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