Gum disease is often classified into two groups Gingivitis and Periodontitis; In health, the gum should form a tight cuff around each tooth, this cuff should measure somewhere between 1 and 3 millimetres, when probed by a dentist or hygienist. Gingivitis; Is inflammation of the gums or Gingiva. When plaque is left on the gum … Read more What are Periodontal Pockets?
A dental hygienist is a member of the team at the dental surgery who has a special interest in “gums,” aiding patients to prevent Periodontal (gum) disease and maintain a healthy mouth. If at your dental check-up it has been noted you have: – Signs of gum disease,which may include bleeding gums,pocketing,loose teeth. – A … Read more WHY DO I NEED TO SEE THE HYGIENIST?