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Dental Hygiene

We have on site Dental Hygienists for your convenience. If you do suffer from any form of gum disease seeing the Dental Hygienist every 3-6 months is an important part of keeping your teeth long term.

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Are you brushing correctly?

Use small circular movements with the brush held at 45 degrees to the tooth.

Move systematically around the mouth.

Remember to clean the inside surfaces and the biting surfaces.

Dont forget behind the top and bottom teeth.

A good technique will take 2 minutes.

Are you flossing?

Debris accumulates between the teeth.

If not removed, bacteria will develop and plaque will form.

Use the floss with a back and forth motion and with a vertical action until all the plaque is removed.

Work the floss gently under the gum.