Our Dental Hygienists are licensed dental professionals who work independently of or alongside Dr. Hurley to provide full oral health care. They have the training and education that focus' and specializes in the prevention and treatment of oral disease.
Our Dental hygienists have a specific scope of clinical procedures they provide to our patients in order to offer patient-specific preventative and educational services to promote and maintain good oral health.
- assess a patient's condition
- prophylaxis (cleaning)
- take radiographs (xrays)
- administer fluoride
- place sealants
- provide patient-specific oral hygiene instructions
Your teeth are not the only important part of your mouth, your gums are essential to oral hygiene as well. Our Hygienists also provide periodontal services or may refer you to one of our recommended specialists.
- periodontal charting
- periodontal debridement
- scaling and root planing
While at our office, the Hygienists make sure that you receive the highest level of service and quality. Remember: To ensure that you maintain great oral health, this level of quality needs to extend into your personal oral hygiene routine. Our Hygienists will help you establish a dental hygiene routine that will keep your teeth healthy and white.
If you have any questions about your current oral health care - ask us.