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Flossing is a waste of time!

4 Apr , 2016  

Flossing is a waste of time

Recently media articles have reported that there is no need to floss as the benefit of flossing has not been scientifically proven. The media is partly correct that yes there needs to be better scientific studies in this area but no you still should use some sort of interproximal tooth cleaning aid. Previous studies have […]

Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist

14 Dec , 2014  

 What is a dental hygienist? A dental hygienist generally studies for 3 years at university obtaining either a Bachelor of Oral Health or Bachelor of Health Science in Oral Health. There are also other overseas equivalent qualifications, however these need to be recognized by the Dental Council of New Zealand. A registered dental hygienist is a licensed dental professional […]

Dental Hygienist,Gum problems,Hygiene treatment

Dental hygiene treatment

10 Aug , 2014  

What is a dental hygiene treatment and why have them? At a dental hygiene treatment appointment your hygienist or dentist will remove all the plaque (mass of bacteria), tartar (hardened plaque) and stain that builds up on your teeth over time.  This will leave your teeth feeling smooth and looking bright. It also has the added […]