Our Dental Hygienists, will remove the plaque from around your teeth.
Plaque is a soft, sticky substance mostly made up of bacteria that
builds up on your teeth. It feeds on sugar found in the food we eat, and
sugary drinks. It produces an acid that attacks the teeth by dissolving
minerals in the tooth surface resulting in tooth decay and gum
Gum disease now also has links to:
- Heart disease
- Low birth weight in pregnancy
- Respiratory disease
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There is also evidence that the microbes involved in gum disease can be passed onto family members via saliva.
The good news is that gum disease is preventable if treated early.
Regular dental and hygiene appointments will minimise your risk and
provide a fresh and clean mouth.
We use the latest technology when cleaning your mouth including
ultrasonic equipment and jet air polishing for full stain removal and a