Dental hygienists are responsible for professional treatment that helps to prevent periodontal disease (gum disease), dental caries (cavities) and give advice regarding concerns with halitosis (bad breath), nutrition and smoking cessation.
Kanata Dental Hygiene appointments includes a visual check up and comprehensive oral assessment that includes:
Some of the warning signs of gum disease are:
Research has shown links between periodontal disease and health issues such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, pre-term low birth weight babies, and respiratory disease.
As many as 75 % of adults over the age of 30 may suffer from some stage of gum disease according to the American Journal of Periodontology.
Developing and establishing a relationship with your dental hygienist is an important key to your oral health and your general health.