Dental Hygienists

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What do dental hygienists do?

Perform preventive and therapeutic procedures, such as periodontal therapy (removing calculus and plaque from your teeth), take radiographs (x-rays), apply fluoride to prevent tooth decay, and provide support for healthy lifestyle choices in the form of smoking cessation strategies, nutritional counselling, and oral cancer screening.

Who governs dental hygienists?

In order to practice in Canada, dental hygienists must be registered or licensed by the appropriate provincial or territorial dental hygiene regulatory authorities. Requirements for registration or licensure varies by province or territory, including differences in clinical experience, examinations required, and continuing education requirements. 

Why is dental hygiene important?

Dental hygienists help you prevent numerous diseases such as gingivitis, gum disease and tooth decay. They work with you to help keep your mouth healthy and help you attain and maintain oral health.

Why visit our clinic?

We provide a friendly environment, preventive and therapeutic clinical care, oral health education, methods to deal with dental anxiety and use innovative approaches for all your oral health care.

Tooth Jewellery

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How is it applied?

The procedure is similar to placing an orthodontic bracket (braces) on a tooth. There is no drilling involved and the procedure is completely painless.

How long does the application procedure take?

The application procedure takes approximately 20 minutes.

How long will the jewellery stay on my tooth?

A tooth jewellery applied professionally on a natural tooth will stay on until you decide to have it removed by a professional hygienist.

Will I feel the crystal on my tooth?

Swarovski Crystals are small in diameter. Initially you will feel a slight raised crystal on your tooth, but within a few days after the application you will get used to the new feeling.

Is the tooth jewellery for males or females?

Both. Children under the age of 16 should have parental consent.

How is the tooth jewellery removed when I no longer want it?

A professional hygienist must remove the tooth gem. The procedure is the same as when orthodontic bracket (braces) are removed. The tooth will be buffed and polished to remove any remaining bonding material.

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Will the tooth jewellery harm my tooth?

When properly placed on a natural tooth, the tooth jewellery will not damage or harm your tooth in any way.

Does the tooth crystal obstruct regular brushing?

No, the presence of the tooth crystal/ tooth jewellery will not make any difference regarding dental hygiene. However, it is recommended not to use an electric tooth brush for the first 24 hours after the jewel has been attached.

What if the jewel falls off and I swallow it?

Our crystals have no sharp edges. It will basically come out “the natural way.”

Can I still have my teeth cleaned professionally by my Hygienist?

Yes. The area underneath the jewel is sealed like a filling and will not let in any bacteria. The hygienist can easily polish on top and around the jewellery.