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March 7, 2023

As a specialist dental practice, we treat many complex cases, but like most dentists we know that the foundations of healthy teeth and gums lie in preventative treatment.

Visiting a dental hygienist regularly, along with regular dental check-ups, will ensure that your oral health is the very best it can be. Your gums are the support structure of your teeth and gum disease can lead to eventual tooth loss without diagnosis and treatment.

Bristol Dental Specialists provide a dental hygiene service with direct access appointments, this means that you don’t need to be a registered patient with us to visit our hygienist. If your practice does not offer a hygiene service you can book an appointment under the guidance of your own dentist, or you can simply self-refer to us.

Dentists recommend that you visit a hygienist regularly to maintain great oral health. A typical first appointment with our Hygienist will include a clinical examination, X-rays if required and EMS Airflow therapy which replaces traditional methods to remove tartar such as scaling.

We have invested in the latest dental technology to improve patient treatment times and their overall experience. EMS AirFlow is an advanced method of eliminating plaque and tartar whilst also removing persistent stains. Plaque can build up around and beneath the gum line, causing inflammation and bleeding, leading to gingivitis (gum disease). Airflow therapy works by using a combination of water, compressed air and fine powder particles. It is one of the best treatments available today for treating and managing gum disease.

Your Hygienist is specially trained to clean your teeth, particularly the gum line. They can spot the early signs of gum disease and will refer you to a dentist or periodontist for further treatment if needed. Our Dental Hygienist Emma enjoys working with her patients to design a personalised prevention plan, optimising dental and periodontal health. She will offer tailored advice on how to maintain good dental health and demonstrate techniques you can use at home. Emma will ensure every patient has the best possible experience and provides a relaxing and comfortable environment. Direct access evening appointments ensure that hygiene services are available and convenient for everyone.

Following a hygiene appointment your teeth will appear brighter and cleaner and your gums remain healthy and free of gum disease. Book an appointment here with our hygienist today and give your teeth and gums a healthy boost.

Bristol Dental Specialists is a private Specialist and referral practice conveniently located in Clifton, Bristol. We are focused on offering Specialist dental services for referring dentists throughout the South-West of England and South Wales.