HYGIENE

Dental Hygiene ImageTully house provides a full time dental hygienist service. A dental hygienist provides a range of specialised services including:

Teeth cleaning

Having your teeth cleaned and stain removed on a regular basis will keep your teeth looking and feeling better

Gum disease

Gum disease is the most common cause of tooth loss in adults and often goes unnoticed. The hygienist in conjunction with your dentist can diagnose and devise a treatment plan to treat and prevent gum disease.

Children

Hygienists are happy to instruct children on the correct methods of cleaning teeth to help prevent gum problems and dental decay. The hygienist can provide fissure sealants for children which involves placing a composite sealant in the natural fissures of adult teeth to minimise the possibility of decay occurring.

Fresh breath treatments

Halitosis, bad breath, morning breath are terms to describe an unpleasant odour on breathing out. The hygienist can carry out treatment to cure and prevent recurrence of this potentially embarrassing situation

Sensitive teeth

It is estimated that approximately half the population experience tooth sensitivity. Tully Dental hygienists are experienced in establishing the cause of sensitivity, carrying out the appropriate treatment and developing a customised treatment plan  for the long term prevention of tooth sensitivity.

Oral hygiene for Orthodontic patients

Good oral hygiene is essential for patients undergoing orthodontic treatment to prevent gum and tooth damage and also to allow the braces work efficiently

Tully Dental can provide a hygienist service before, during and after your orthodontic treatment to ensure optimal oral hygiene. Our hygienists can help you develop a home plan to maintain your teeth, gums and braces in good health.

Tooth whitening

Tooth whitening is a popular treatment and involves using bleach to lighten the shade of your teeth. It is safe if carried out correctly. The dental hygienist can advise on your suitability for tooth whitening and can ensure that your teeth and gums are healthy before during and after the process to enable the best long term results.

Smoking cessation

The connection between smoking and oral health is well established. Oral effects of tobacco use, such as gum disease, usually appear before systemic effects. Tully Dental Hygienists skills in health promotion, disease prevention and behavioural modification allow them yo make an impact on smoking cessation.

General Health

Oral health is not only important to your appearance and sense of well being but also to your overall health. Your oral health can offer clues about your general health and problems can begin in your mouth and then affect your general health. Therefore maintain health teeth and gums are essential in maintaining your overall health. The hygienists play a key role in treating and preventing oral diseases.

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