Dental hygienists are licensed oral health professionals who administer the following services to patients:
- Prophylaxis (cleanings)
- Periodontal scaling, root planning, and maintenance
- Take radiographs
- Apply dental sealants and fluoride treatments
- Perform oral cancer screenings
- Perform in-office whitening treatments
By providing essential preventive dental care, hygienists make it possible for dentists to focus on other complex and specialized dental procedures. Our hygienists play a vital collaborative and role in dentistry to ensure the highest, most comprehensive, and efficient level of oral health care for our patients.