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Teeth & Gum Hygiene

Teeth & Gum Hygiene in Lisburn

Give your teeth a MOT

At Affinity Dental Care in Lisburn, we believe that good oral hygiene is the key to excellent dental health and is vital in eliminating gum disease and decay which can eventually lead to tooth loss.

Our highly trained hygienists work with you and your dentist to ensure healthy gums, fresh breath and outstanding oral health.

A hygienist’s main aim is to prevent and treat gum disease. A hygienist's job is to show you the best ways to keep your teeth free of plaque. Plaque is a sticky, whitish deposit that forms on your teeth when bacteria mixes with food and saliva. The bacteria in plaque can produce gum disease which can lead to bleeding gums, gum shrinkage and ultimately tooth loss.

Will a visit to the hygienist hurt?

A scale and polish is usually pain free. However, if you experience any discomfort, the hygienist can use anaesthetic creams, or provide you with a local anaesthetic. It is important to let the hygienist know at the time so they can help ease your discomfort.

Can children visit the hygienist?

Yes. Children can benefit from having their teeth polished. The hygienist can also apply fluoride varnishes to help prevent decay.

How can I maintain good oral hygiene?

Your hygienist will show you how to care for your mouth using a toothbrush, fluoride toothpaste, floss and inter-dental brushes. This means you can look after your teeth and gums between visits. Brushing your teeth properly and cutting down on sugary foods and drinks can have a big impact on your dental hygiene.
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112 Moss Road

Lisburn, BT27 4NU