Dental Hygienists are an educated and skilled group of regulated health professionals who focus primarily on oral health and disease prevention. Your Lorne Park Dental team of dental hygienists works incredibly hard for a healthier you! The mouth is the gateway to the body and dental hygienists know that oral health leads to better total health!
Our Lorne Park Dental Hygienists
Sandra Jenny Fernanda
Some of the things our Lorne Park Dental Hygienists can do for you:
- examine and assess your mouth for signs of oral disease
- oral cancer screening
- create a care plan and help maintain proper oral health
- tooth scaling and root planing
- apply topical fluoride
- provide dietary recommendations
- tobacco cessation counselling
- tooth whitening advise
- pit and fissure sealants
- take mouth impressions
Six oral health plan steps we recommend:
1. Brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.
2. Clean between your teeth daily.
3. Rinse with an antiseptic mouthwash once a day.
4. Eat healthy foods and avoid sugary treats.
5. Eliminate tobacco use.
6. Schedule regular dental hygiene visits.
Top 10 Oral Health Tips from the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association
1. Be a tooth two-timer! - Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste (2 x 2 minutes).
2. Fight with floss! - Floss between your teeth Using dental floss daily can help keep gums healthy.
3. Rinse germs down the drain! - Rinse using an antiseptic mouthwash to kill germs that cause cavities
and gum disease.
and overall health.
6. Butt Out! - Choose to be tobacco free. Using tobacco products can stain your teeth and increase your
risk of developing oral cancer!
7. Sealants for Success! - Want your child to stay cavity free? Ask if pit and fissure sealants are a good
option for your child.
8. Open up! - Check your mouth once a month. Know what's normal. If you have a sore that does not heal
within two weeks, get it checked by a health professional.
9. Re-think your drink! - Drinking sweetened beverages and acidic fluids increases your risk of developing