Dental hygiene is the science and practice of the recognition, treatment, and prevention of oral diseases. City Different Dentistry has a team of dental hygienists accredited by the American Dental Association to make sure you maintain optimal oral health. Our dental hygienists will care for you as an individual with unique oral health needs.
Dental Hygiene Standards of Care
What does a dental hygienist do? Working in partnership with the doctors,
hygienists offer professional expertise, enhancing the effectiveness of dental
hygiene medicine so your smile is beautiful and healthy. Dental hygienists
offer a variety of care, including:
Perform oral healthcare and risk assessments
Evaluate your current health status
Perform extraoral and intraoral examinations
Provide an intraoral digital tour of the mouth
Process and interpret dental x-rays
Administer pain agents
Provide oral cancer screenings
Perform periodontal probing to determine gum pocket depth
Provide personalized breath treatment
When you come to City Different Dentistry in Santa Fe, NM, dental hygienists will review your health history, dental and periodontal charting, perform an oral cancer health screening, and do an overall evaluation of your oral health. Our hygienists go above and beyond to provide you with the best dental hygiene standards of care.
Dental Hygiene is Essential for Overall Health
At City Different Dentistry, we can help you maintain your overall health by helping you maintain your oral health. More and more, doctors are finding conclusive links to gum disease and other health problems like cardiovascular disease. Prevention is the best cure. Contact us today to set up an appointment.