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 521 6th Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2E1

Hygiene Services

Expert Dental Hygienist in Lethbridge

A healthy dental routine should include taking care of your teeth at home while also regularly visiting a dental hygienist for cleanings. Only brushing and flossing cannot eliminate the plaque build-up that forms deep between your teeth and around your gums.

 

At Integrity Dental, our dental hygienists will help you remove this plaque using appropriate tools to brighten your smile further. We are a team of reliable dentists serving the residents of Lethbridge and surrounding areas. We believe in educating our patients about their oral health services. Don't let any damage befall your beautiful smile. Contact us today.

 

Our Dental Hygiene Services

Our dental hygienists are ready to offer you a wide range of oral health care services such as:

  • Tooth scaling and root planing

        Involves the removal of calculus deposits and smoothening of exposed root surfaces

  • Managing local anaesthetic

        For dental hygiene or dental treatment

  • Soft tissue laser therapy

        Treats and removes overgrown tissue, reshapes improper gums, and also whitens teeth

  • Patient education

        Counselling patients about personalized ways to maintain appropriate oral health

 

Importance of Professional Dental Cleaning

People only tend to visit the dentist when they experience discomfort or pain. However, seeing your dentist shouldn’t only be an emergency visit but a timely, regular visit. While regular flossing and brushing your teeth are good habits, there are still some benefits you can only get through consulting a professional dentist. Some of which include:

 

Prevention of oral health problems

Regular consultation with the dentist prevents any serious oral health problems from occurring. It keeps you away from any gum disease, tooth decay or other oral health diseases.

 

Maintains a brighter smile

Accumulation of plaque and tartar can cause discolouration to your teeth over time. Regular cleaning with your dental hygienist prevents these from happening and helps in maintaining a whiter, brighter and healthier smile.

 

Keeps a fresh breath

You don’t want bacteria to build up in your mouth and cause hygiene problems. Professional dental cleaning prevents this and maintains your oral health and fresh breath.

 

Saves money

Timely and routine exams and x-rays save you from any unknown serious dental issues over time. Investing in routine checkups is better than spending a large amount on any serious emergency treatment that may arise later.

 

Contact our dental professionals today and book an appointment.

 

What to Expect During a Dental Cleaning Procedure:

 

Dental cleanings are a 60-90 minute procedure that helps prevent gum disease and takes care of your overall oral health. When you’ve come in for a dental cleaning procedure, you can expect our dental hygienists to:

 

Teeth and gum examination

Before starting with the procedure, your hygienist needs to know what they have to work on. The hygienist uses mirrors and dental tools to examine the overall health of the mouth.

 

Scaling

A scaler is a small hooked tool that the dentist uses to clean the plaque and tartar that gets accumulated over time. It is basically a cleaning tool and is used to clean off large deposits of plaque.

 

Polishing

Polishing is done to give the teeth a shiny effect. Polishing with flossing is done to make sure there aren’t any stains or remains of calculus. This is the final step of the dental cleaning process. However, due to COVID procedures, we are required to start with the polish.

 

Why Rely On Our Dental Hygienists?

Our team of registered hygienists are trained with years of experience to provide dental hygiene treatment to patients of all ages. Integrity Dental continually prioritizes our patients to have a routine annual dental check-up which includes an exam and x-rays, as well as a cleaning appointment every six months. Providing a comprehensive set of oral health services to all our patients is our main motto. Need more reasons to trust us? Read reviewsfrom our patients.

 

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