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Dental Hygienist Glasgow

If you are in Glasgow and in need of a dental hygienist then you should come to us. We have a dental hygienist at our practice who is fully qualified and has years experience in dentistry.

There are a number of reasons why you may need a dental hygienist, some of which include:

  • Gums bleeding when brushing or flossing
  • Gums being red and inflamed
  • Breath smelling after brushing
  • Being told that you have gum disease

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When you make an appointment to come into our practice in Glasgow to see our dental hygienist you can expect the hygienist to take a look at your gums and teeth. They will assess the condition of your gums by calling out numbers to the dental nurse, this is known as basic periodontal charting and is basically measuring the depth of your gum margin pockets.

The periodontal charting is:

  • 0 = No pocket (this means you have really healthy gums)
  • 1 = Slight pocket (this means you have healthy gums)
  • 2 = Pocket (this means you have unhealthy gums)
  • 3 = Big pocket (this means you have really unhealthy gums)

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After our dental hygienist has assessed your gums he will then start scaling your teeth to remove all of the tarter. When doing so he may use either a special hand instrument or a scaler that has high speed water that the dental nurse will catch while aspirating. After he has finished scaling your teeth he will polish them for you, leaving you with a brighter smile.

The level of your gum disease if you have any will determine when you would be required to return. Generally if you have healthy gums you will be expected to return every 6 months however, if your gums are unhealthy and need more attention then you will need to return every 3 months.

Our dental hygienist is affordable and we would be more than happy to discuss the cost with you before booking.

To arrange to come into our practice in Glasgow and see our dental hygienist or for more details on the price just give us a call on 0141 237 2080.