Importance of Teeth Cleaning and Oral Hygiene
The mouth is of course an important part of the face and you want to stand out with this. Moreover, it is a nice feeling to be able to smile without having to worry about tooth attack, bad or inflammation. Good oral hygiene is therefore important for your oral health and the condition of your teeth.
Scientific research has shown that unhealthy teeth have a major impact on our well-being. Unhealthy teeth can cause or worsen many diseases or disorders. Think of diabetes mellitus (diabetes), cardiovascular diseases and complications during pregnancy.
All the more reason to not only maintain your teeth, but also your gums, because brushing alone will not get you there. An appointment for a teeth cleaning treatment offers the perfect solution for this.
Our dental hygienists and prevention assistants in Dubai and Ajman not only help you to keep your mouth clean and healthy. They also give you appropriate advice and identify potential risks and disorders so that they can be treated on time. Dental care is the care for your mouth.
Easily combine teeth cleaning appointments
Because we have all specialists under one roof and several practitioners are ready for you, we can easily combine appointments. For example, the periodic checkup and the appointment for teeth cleaning. This is not only pleasant for your agenda but also pleasant so that you can be helped in one go.
We recommend that you visit the dental hygienist at least once a year. Prevent cavities and inflamed gums and easily make an appointment with one of our practitioners.
No referral required
Nowadays you no longer need a referral from your dentist. You can therefore make an appointment directly with the dental hygienist for teeth cleaning or the prevention assistant. It is also possible that your dentist recommends oral hygiene treatment.
Feel free to contact one of our dental hygienists in our dental clinics for more information or to make an appointment. DentalZorg Dubai is the care for your mouth.
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When do you need a teeth cleaning at out clinic in Dubai?
During the 6 monthly check-up by the dentist, the dentist measures the condition of your teeth, including your gums and whether plaque and / or inflammation are present. This measurement is also called the DSPI score. There is a natural space between your teeth and gums. The medical term for this is pocket.
By proper maintenance of your teeth, for example by flossing and fading, these pockets remain in good condition and the depth of the pocket remains minimal. This means there is little to no chance for bacteria. Below is an overview of the DPSI score:
- The gums are healthy
- The gums are inflamed, you have gingivitis
- In addition to gingivitis, you also have tartar
- Breakdown of the supporting tissues, you have periodontitis (pocket> 4 and <6)
- Periodontitis in combination with withdrawn gums
- A further deterioration of situation 3 (pocket 6 or larger)
On the basis of the DPSI score, the dentist can refer you to a dental hygienist for cleaning or prevention assistant. With a DPSI score of 1 or 2 you will be referred to the prevention assistant. The prevention assistant provides:
- the removal of tartar and plaque;
- polishing the teeth;
- measuring the dpsi score;
- fluoride treatments;
- information and instruction on dental care.
In the following cases it is certainly advisable to go to the dental hygienist:
- With receding gums;
- With red, inflamed, swollen and / or bleeding gums;
- With loose teeth or molars;
- With regular caries (holes);
- With regular dental plaque or tartar on your teeth;
With a bad taste in your mouth or bad breath (halitosis);
- In the event of an illness or disorder that can be influenced by your oral health (systemic disorders).
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Are the costs of treatment at the dental hygienist reimbursed by your health insurance?
The costs of treatment are almost always reimbursed by your health insurer, provided you have supplementary dental insurance. We have made agreements with virtually all health insurers, so that we can inform you in advance what the costs are and whether they will be reimbursed.