A Special Message From Your Sherwood Park Dentist’s Hygiene Team!

Female dental patient swishes mouthwash in her mouth

At Sherwood Centre Dental Clinic – your dentist in Sherwood Park – we practice what we preach. Proof positive of our commitment to optimal preventive oral health care is our wonderful registered dental hygienists. Their goal is to help you to achieve and maintain the optimal oral health that supports a beautiful smile, through diagnostic assessment, prevention, and education.

Here’s how your hygienist develops a personalized dental hygiene plan of care based on your unique needs:

The Ways We Assess Your Oral Health

  • Reviewing or updating your medical and dental history
  • Examining your teeth for decay, visually and with x-rays as needed
  • Examining your gum tissue and recording baseline results for your future care needs
  • Assessing your biting, chewing, and swallowing patterns
  • Evaluating your dental readiness for procedures including cosmetic smile enhancements
  • Reassessing your overall treatment.

How We Can Help Prevent Dental Problems

  • Screening for oral cancer with clinical measurements, radiographs, and other assessment methods
  • Applying fluoride and pit and fissure dental sealants as indicated by your needs
  • Cleaning and scaling teeth to remove plaque, tartar, and surface stains.

Patient Education Improves At-Home Hygiene Routines

  • Instruction about brushing and flossing
  • Counseling about diet and its relationship to oral health
  • Explaining dental treatments, periodontal therapy, and cosmetic procedures using a range of visual aids.

Your dentist in Sherwood Park, along with our caring and supportive team, are always happy to answer any questions you have about your personalized care plan, which is imperative to your oral health. After all, proper home care including brushing, flossing, and healthy eating are a crucial part of preventive dentistry! And if there is ever anything you don’t like about your smile, we’re here to help you find solutions that leave you grinning. We’ll take the time to explain all procedures and the benefits they provide. Call today.