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At Pennington Dental, we want to help you maintain a beautiful, healthy smile for life. To do that, you need to make sure you have regular appointments with one of our dental hygienists, Meena, Karen, Aisha and Kelsey.
A clean mouth is less likely to develop tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral problems, so we make it easy to plan regular hygienist cleaning appointments. We tailor your cleaning to your individual needs, and we are only satisfied when you are comfortable and confident with your smile.
Why Hygiene Appointments Are Important
Plaque and tartar are the number one enemy to a healthy smile. They cause tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath, and bleeding gums.
Plaque is an invisible bacteria that builds up on your teeth and gums. You remove some plaque every day when you brush your teeth, but even if you brush diligently, some plaque will always be left behind. After a while, the plaque turns into tartar, which is a harder substance that only a dentist or dental hygienist can remove.
At a hygienist appointment, your teeth will be cleaned to remove plaque and tartar build-up. Scheduling an appointment with one of our friendly dental hygienists is the best thing you can to keep your mouth clean, healthy, and pain-free.
What To Expect
At Pennington Dental, we take preventative dental care very seriously, so we’re thrilled that you’ve scheduled a hygienist appointment with us. Our friendly and skilled team of hygienists will give you a gentle yet thorough cleaning, called a scale and polish. With specialised equipment, we gently remove plaque and tartar buildup. Then we polish your teeth with a special tooth polish. This removes superficial stains and will make your smile sparkle.
Further cosmetic dental treatments, like tooth whitening and orthodontics, are also available at both of our Pennington Dental locations. Click here for more information.
For those stubborn stains our hygienists are skilled at utilising the Air Flow system. This is really for those who indulge in staining foods and for smokers looking to remove stain for that special occasion.
Appointments are usually separate to the cleaning appointment and use a stream of air and powder to clean away surface stains. Results can be pretty impressive and are charged at the extended hygiene appointment rate.
Brushing and Flossing Advice
Our hygienists will patiently advise you on the most effective brushing and flossing methods. Yes, you’ve been brushing your teeth for as long as you can remember, but learning the correct motion for brushing your teeth can make totally change the way you take care of your teeth. We’re happy to advise you on which toothbrush and toothpaste to use.
Don’t forget, brushing and flossing two times a day is the only way to maintain the effects of your dental cleaning and keep your smile radiant.
£45.00 for a routine appointment
£67.00 for an extended appointmen