Preventative Dentistry Services
Dependable Dental Hygienist in NW Calgary
Are you looking for a trusted dental hygienist in NW Calgary? Here at Northland Village Dental Centre, we work hard to prevent dental issues. We believe preventative care matters more than services for problems such as gum disease. After all, you will feel more comfortable if you never develop problems than if you end up needing treatment. We promote oral care and good dental hygiene to keep your teeth healthy.
Our highly qualified team has many years of experience in maintaining good dental hygiene and providing excellent quality dental services. The team is updated with the latest developments in dentistry, including technological developments, and thus, we can provide you with premium quality care. We always take excellent care of you from the moment you make the first call to the moment your treatment, including the follow-ups, is complete. If you ever need our help, assistance or guidance even after your dental treatment is over, you can contact us, and we would be more than happy to resolve any queries or concerns you might have.
Come to us for preventative dental care and at-home dental hygiene tips. We also offer root canal treatment in NW Calgary. For more information, browse through our blogs.
What Is Oral Care and Dental Hygiene?
Oral care or dental hygiene is the process of brushing and flossing regularly and properly to avoid cavities and other oral issues. This also includes paying regular visits to a trained and qualified dentist in order to sit for a thorough dental check-up at least once every six months.
What Does Dental Hygiene Service Include?
The dental hygiene services that we provide include the following:
Cavity reduction and removal
Importance of Dental Hygiene
Maintaining good dental hygiene is important in order to avoid the build-up of cavities and other oral problems and diseases. Other reasons you should maintain good dental hygiene include:
Avoiding plaque build-up; also makes it important to get regular dental check-ups and cleanings from a professional because plaque can not be removed properly at home.
To avoid discolouration and yellowing of your teeth, thus maintaining a dazzling and pearly white smile.
Prevent gum diseases
Dental Cleaning Services
Our expert dental hygienists provide a relaxed teeth-cleaning experience in a comfortable environment. Whether you require teeth polishing, plaque removal, scaling, or fluoride treatment, you can trust us for a thorough cleanup. Here are a few ways we can help:
Polishing : If you want to remove stains or plaque, tooth polishing is a great idea. We perform polishing to smoothen the tooth surface. This makes it tough for the plaque to collect on the surface of the tooth.
Fluoride application : A mouth rinse is an excellent way to dispense fluoride. For patients with a higher risk of dental caries, we apply fluoride varnish with a micro brush directly onto the tooth surface.
Root planing and scaling (periodontal therapy) : It is a therapy in which hand instruments are used to remove tooth plaque, calculus and biofilm accumulated on the teeth or below the gum line. Sometimes, ultrasonic scaling devices are used to eliminate deposits and flush the bacteria below the gum line.
We will first remove soft (plaque) and complex (calculus, tartar, or stains) deposits from your teeth to help reduce or prevent the progression of periodontal disease. You will be happy with your cleaned and sparkling teeth!
Preventive Dental Care
We recommend scheduling an appointment every six months to stay ahead of possible dental problems. At your routine appointment, we’ll examine your teeth and screen for signs of gum disease.
Gum disease is preventable and comes on slowly. However, it can be a nasty disease if not caught early. If you think you have gum disease, our NW Calgary staff will present treatment options. You'll know you have this condition if you exhibit the following symptoms:
Teeth grinding or clenching
Bleeding gums (during tooth brushing)
All of these irritants may indicate gum disease. With our dentists, you can prevent and even reverse these problems.
Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Hygiene
Why should I remove my wisdom teeth?
Extraction is unnecessary if your wisdom teeth align well and you have healthy gum tissue. If your wisdom teeth do not erupt properly and grow sideways or might remain trapped beneath the gum and bone, extraction should be recommended.
How often should I take my child to a pediatric dentist?
You can bring your child to our clinic once every six months or when their first tooth emerges.
How can my child get enough fluoride?
Toothpaste is an important source of fluoride as it supplies important nutrients and minerals to your child’s teeth.
I brush and floss regularly, but I still get cavities. What am I doing wrong?
Factors such as genetics and lifestyle choices affect your oral health. Use of tobacco, the type of food you eat and improper brushing techniques can lead to various dental problems, such as plaque or cavity build-up.
At-home Dental Hygiene Education
Paired with our preventative care, routine cleaning, brushing and flossing at home can ensure your smile stays healthy and bright. We will show you tips on recommended brushing and flossing techniques.
Remember to tell us about any problems you may experience, such as sores, tenderness or pain in your mouth. Your input can help us craft your oral hygiene routine. During your visit, we can also recommend special kinds of toothpaste, brushes, flosses or mouthwashes to keep your mouth in top form.
Make an Appointment Today
Whether you’re a new or established patient, let us educate you and your family members on dental hygiene and oral care. Are you a first-time visitor? We accept new patients of all age groups.
Call us or fill out the online form to make an appointment for dental hygiene checkups in NW Calgary.
How Often Should I Have My Teeth Cleaned
The answer to this question depends on the particular oral needs of each dental patient. However, in general, you can follow these guidelines:
Calculus susceptible individuals- 3-4 months
Children- 6 months
Our Other Services Include
We provide a variety of dental services to help the residents of NW Calgary maintain good oral health and dental hygiene. All our services are administered by dental hygienists who are excellent at their job and passionate about delivering the best dental care possible. Our services include:
Oral surgery and tooth extraction