It is nowadays a necessary part of the prevention of caries and periodontium illnesses. It verifiably prolongs the lifespan of all types of substitutes, implants and of a tooth itself. The precondition is regularity and conistency.
How does a dental hygiene procudere conducted by a dental hygienist or a doctor work? The teet and eventually even their roots are cleaned from the tartar, pogmentation or plaque (the cover composed of bacteria and tiny food leftovers).The appropriate tools for everyday care will be chosen for you and you will be taught the technique to use them. You will be advised what to pay attention to. You will also talk about eating habits and the effects of some food on your teeth.
An inseperable part of prevention consists of regular x-ray checkups which allow to prevent many problems even before they become visible.