We recommend visiting your Oral Health Therapist once every six months for your oral hygiene appointment. Not only will this improve your oral health but it will also prevent dental problems from arising.
Both our Dentist and Oral Health Therapist (OHT) can perform a thorough check-up and clean for you but the advantage in seeing our OHT's, is that they are especially focused on preventative dentistry.
While a dentist is kept busy with more complex dental treatments, an OHT will spend much more time with you, thus offering a more personalised experience and will make sure nothing has been overlooked. Our OHTs are very skilled in hygiene treatments and treating children and can put our most anxious patients at ease.
Our Oral Health Therapists will clearly communicate with our patients how to look after their teeth, and will take the time to share quick and easy dental care tips to encourage good oral care habits. They will offer recommendations to maintain optimum oral health at home which may include dietary advice and recommendations. After all, healthy eating contributes to good oral health.
Other than hygiene treatments, OHTs can perform other treatments like teeth whitening, fillings, treating gum disease, and unlimited scope to treat children including extractions, fissure sealants, and crowns. To learn more about their roles, you can check this article.