New studies have shown that up to 80% of the population are affected by gum disease, which can lead to tooth loss. Often they are unaware they have this condition.
At Ivy Dental we believe that the early prevention and treatment of dental diseases is imperative in order to help keep your teeth and mouth healthy for a lifetime.
We offer the services of a dental hygienist in order to help you prevent tooth decay, gum disease and tooth surface loss, and to help you maintain a healthy mouth following treatment with the dentist or Periodontist.
Regular hygienist appointments are recommended between visits to your Dentists in order keep your teeth clean- by scaling and polishing them and removing any tartar build up. At your hygienist appointment we will also screen your mouth for signs of dental diseases, identify risk factors that may increase the likelihood of a dental disease occurring and provide you with advice to modify or eradicate these.
Protect yourself from the development of gum disease with regular dental and hygienist appointments. Our hygienist will fully check your teeth and gums at every check-up, looking out for the tell-tale signs of gum disease. If we have any concerns at all we‘ll discuss them with you. Contact us today.