The Indispensable Role of the Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienists play a crucial role in the prevention and treatment of oral diseases which not only affect a patient’s teeth but can impact their overall health.

Regular cleaning appointments allow the Dental Hygienist to perform oral health care assessments that include the review of patients’ health history and evaluation of gum health. Often, they are the first to recognize potential issues and implement preventative measures to circumvent more costly procedures. (more…)