Frequently Asked Questions

What can an Independent Registered Dental Hygienist do for me?

  • Provide comprehensive oral assessment
  • Professional teeth cleaning and periodontal assessment
  • Provide education that will address your dental concerns
  • Personalize a treatment plan to improve your oral hygiene and overall health
  • Stain removal
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Teeth whitening
  • Custom made sport guards
  • Protective sealants

Can you refer me to a Dentist if I need to see one?

  • Yes. After a comprehensive assessment Kanata Dental Hygiene has a network of dental professionals that we can refer you to as necessary.

Do you work with specialists?

  • Kanata Dental Hygiene has a network of specialists that include oral surgeons, periodontists, orthodontists, TMJ physiotherapists, etc…

Does my dental insurance cover me?

  • Most dental insurance companies recognize and reimburse clients for services provided by Kanata Dental Hygiene. We are pleased to assist you in finding out that information for you.

How much does it cost?

  • Each individual needs are different and the fee reflects the service being provided and the time required to perform them.
  • Kanata Dental Hygiene follows the current suggested fee guide from The Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association.
  • You may view the fee guide at www.odha.on.ca. If you would like further information, please call us at 613.592.2044

How soon can I get an appointment?

  • Kanata Dental Hygiene works hard to provide flexible hours and appointment times to accommodate your busy schedule. Kanata Dental Hygiene is open Monday to Saturday with evening appointments available on Monday and Tuesday. Call us to arrange a time that is convenient for you. Walk ins are always welcome and Kanata Dental Hygiene will accommodate you whenever possible.

How often should I get my teeth cleaned?

  • The dental hygienist will asses the condition of your mouth and will personalize the frequency of your visits. Clients with periodontal disease and health issues are recommended to be seen more often while clients with good oral health and no health concerns usually it is recommended to be seen every 6-9 months.

Do you take x-rays?

  • At this time dental hygienists in an independent practice are not regulated to take dental x-rays. If you do not have a dentist we can refer you to a dentist and they will forward a copy of your x-rays to our office. If you are under the care of a regular dentist, we will assist you in obtaining a copy of your records for your file at Kanata Dental Hygiene.

Do you use latex and gluten free products in your office?

  • Kanata Dental Hygiene uses non latex and powder free gloves and products that do not contain latex or gluten.

When should I take my child for their first dental hygiene appointment?

  • We recommend at the age of 3-4, children should have their first visit to a dental office or earlier if you have any concerns. We offer happy visits at no charge for children who have not visited a dental office or who may be anxious to visit a dental office.

What method of payment do you accept?

  • For your convenience we accept Cash, Mastercard, Visa, Interac(Debit)

Contact Info

417B Hazeldean Rd.
Kanata, Ontario, K2L 4C6

Office: 613.592.2044
Fax: 613.592.2446
Email: kanatadentalhygiene@bellnet.ca

Monday to Saturday appointments with evening hours available on Monday and Tuesday