Their health promotional role includes motivating and encouraging individuals in maintaining good oral hygiene practices, including oral hygiene and dietary advice. Our team of dental hygienists and therapists are qualified to assist in helping prevent and treat oral disease, focusing on oral health by monitoring hygiene and assisting the patient to develop a home care plan to maintain their ongoing oral health.
Their role and scaling and polishing skills are key towards helping treat, and in many cases prevent gum disease.
In addition, Annan Dental’s therapists offer fillings, placement of crowns and pulp treatments on baby teeth as well as the extraction of baby teeth.
Dental hygienists and therapists are also able to apply topical fluorides and fissure sealants in order to reduce dental caries (tooth decay).