Hygienist

Fryern Dental Practice in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, is home to a team of highly skilled and dedicated dental professionals, including dental hygienists. These individuals are essential in helping patients maintain excellent oral health and hygiene, working in partnership with dentists and other healthcare professionals.

As a dental hygienist at Fryern Dental Practice, their role includes providing preventive care, such as cleaning teeth, and providing education on oral hygiene techniques to prevent cavities, gum disease, and other oral health issues. They work with patients to create customized treatment plans that take into account their unique needs and circumstances, using the latest tools and technologies to deliver the best possible care.

What Our Patients Say

Preventive care is a cornerstone of dental health, and dental hygienists are at the forefront of this effort. By helping patients understand the importance of regular dental check-ups and cleanings, teaching them proper brushing and flossing techniques, and offering advice on nutrition and lifestyle habits that can impact oral health, dental hygienists help prevent the development of dental problems that can lead to pain, discomfort, and more serious health issues.

Overall, dental hygienists at Fryern Dental Practice are dedicated to helping patients achieve and maintain excellent oral health for life. They play an integral role in the practice’s mission to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care that meets the unique needs and goals of each individual they serve.

Frequently Asked Questions

A dental hygienist is a licensed oral health professional who specializes in preventing and treating gum disease and tooth decay. They clean teeth, remove plaque and tartar, and provide education on oral health practices to patients.

It is recommended to see a dental hygienist for a professional cleaning at least twice a year, or every six months. However, this frequency may vary depending on the individual’s oral health needs and risk factors for gum disease.

The cleaning process performed by a dental hygienist can sometimes cause mild discomfort, particularly if there is a significant build-up of plaque and tartar. However, most patients do not experience significant pain during a dental hygiene appointment.

While a dental hygienist cannot make a formal diagnosis of dental problems, they are trained to recognize signs of oral health issues such as gum disease and tooth decay. They can then refer patients to a dentist for further evaluation and treatment.

Dental hygienists can help diagnose and treat the underlying causes of bad breath, such as gum disease, dry mouth, or poor oral hygiene. They can also provide guidance on effective oral hygiene practices and recommend products that can help freshen breath.

Regular visits to a dental hygienist can help prevent gum disease, tooth decay, and other oral health issues. Hygienists can also provide education on proper oral hygiene techniques, recommend oral care products, and detect and treat oral health problems early on.