Dental Hygiene

Undertaken by our team of expert hygienists

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    What does it involve?

    A series of appointments to allow thorough cleaning above and below the gum line. Instruction and refinement of your tooth brushing technique.
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    How long does it take?

    Between two and six 30-40 minute appointments initially a month apart and then three to six monthly appointments once your condition has been stabilised.
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    How much does it cost?

    £67-£135 per appointment.

How can I keep a healthy mouth?

Dental Hygiene sounds very simple and in many ways it is. However it is the key to a  life long healthy mouth by ensuring your gum health is always under control.

Many people think seeing a hygienist is something to make your teeth look cleaner and less stained. And although polishing and stain removal is a small part of it, the treatment provided by a wonderful hygienists is so much more.

They will ensure your mouth is cleaned thoroughly above and below the gum margin in a gentle yet through manner to remove as many of the harmful bacteria as possible. With this in mind we deliberately give you longer appointments to allow adequate to time to undertake, what is after all the highly challenging job of completely cleaning your mouth.

They will also ensure you are fully aware of your role in the maintenance of your oral health by demonstrating, instructing and guiding you in the correct and sometimes difficult task of brushing your teeth.

All this will help you achieve optimal gum and oral health. By doing so you will continue to help  protect your body from conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke and Alzheimer’s - diseases which are all linked with poor gum health. Research indicates that regular continuing care with dental professional is the best way to achieve and maintain a healthy mouth.

At the end of your appointment you will leave with a fresh smile and feeling reinvigorated about how to look after your teeth.

For our hygiene appointment prices please go to the Fees page 

Book a consultation: Book Online

Or for emergencies call 01392 278843

Corona Virus – Dental Update

Issue Date: 24/03/2020

On advice from the Government the practice is now closed for all routine work. 

Patients requiring urgent dental care can access this by phoning the practice between 9-11.00am each week day morning, after which one of our dentists will contact you directly to discuss what arrangements can be made to alleviate your problem. Please note that this service is for patients experiencing significant dental pain or trauma /symptom free broken fillings will not normally be deemed as requiring urgent dental care. We are happy to help non registered patients on a private fee basis. 

Outside these hours and at weekends or bank holidays please call the practice for further information that will guide you to our out of hours service. 

For patients with routine dental care we will be contacting you to rearrange your appointments on a rolling basis. Due to the unpredictable nature of what we are facing please accept our apologies if your appointment has to be pushed forward repeatedly. 

We thank you for your understanding at this difficult time and will endeavour to be look after you to the best of our ability. 

Many thanks and keep safe 

Ben Pearson and the Team