We say goodbye to Steph Stephens, our hygienist of seven years. Steph has joined a private practice in Winchester, we wish her every success in her new venture.
Pavan Kaur has taken over from Steph, settling in
nicely. Pavan is offering Air Polishing, a fantastic new service here
at the practice. Pavan is also a qualified Dental therapist carrying
out cosmetic white fillings.
Air Polishing Explained
Air Polishing is a dental hygienist treatment that quickly and effectively removes unwanted stains on the front and back of teeth.
The procedure utilises a fine jet of compressed air, water and fine powder particles to gently and completely remove staining caused by tea, coffee, red wine and tobacco, as well as staining caused by some mouthwashes.
Why use Air Polishing?
Air Polishing has many advantages, none more so than the fact that it is a gentle procedure that greatly reduces discomfort to those suffering from sensitive teeth.
Our Principal Dental Surgeon, Manori Balachandra BDS, outlines the advantages of Air Polishing compared to other traditional methods of dental polishing:
- Removes up to 100%of dental plaque thereby helping to prevent decay, gingivitis and gum disease
- Can be used on dental implants
- Far more effective than a traditional polish
- No heat generated by the procedure
- No contact with the teeth, or pressure against the teeth
Additionally Air Polishing is a much more gentle process of stain removal and leaves patients with an evenly smooth surface across their teeth.
Air Polishing has proven results to remove the toughest stains caused by day to day drinking and smoking.