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Hygiene Visits & Check-Ups

Healthy gums and teeth are an integral part of overall health.

During your dental hygiene visit, the dental hygienist will review your chart and medical status, examine your head, neck, gums, teeth and mouth for abnormalities; measure the attachment of the gums to your teeth, record all findings on your chart,take prescribed x-rays when required, scale your teeth to remove plaque and tartar, polish your teeth to remove stains and apply fluoride to strengthen your teeth.

At Northtown Dental, our dental hygienists provide education during all phases of treatment. They will customize an oral care program for you to address all matters related to your oral health including nutrition, smoking cessation, oral cancer screening and plaque control and the use of various oral care products, their purpose and effective use.