The Importance of Visiting our Dental Hygienist

Did you know more than 30% of people suffer from Gum Disease? This can lead to heart disease as well as other medical conditions.

The lack of good dental hygiene causes a build-up of plaque and tartar (see picture)

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which have bacteria, causing Gingivitis – the inflammation of gums. It is very important to see hygienist regularly for the cleaning to prevent this disease. Usually it is enough to visit twice a year, but sometimes for patients with more advanced disease, it can be advised to come every 3 to 4 months.

Everything is in the prevention. If you spend time for your mouth health at home along with having regular Dental Hygiene visits – you will keep your teeth for the rest of your life!

Why not go ahead book an appointment with our highly experienced Dental Hygienist Today? “Prevention is better that cure”

To book an appointment, Please call 020 8299 1434 and one of our friendly receptionists can arrange for you to book in with our dental hygienist.
Alternatively you can email us at: info@dulwichdentists.com


Vanessa our hygienist graduated from King’s College Hospital, London in December 2013. Her GDC registration number is 248550. She is a qualified dental hygienist & therapist and joined our practice in 2014. Vanessa is extremely passionate and strives to improve her patients oral health. She is gentle and thorough and makes all patients feel comfortable and at ease during their treatments. Vanessa will provide you with information and advice on improving or maintaining good oral health.