02/03/2010  |  
Posted in Oral Hygiene
Second Only to Your Dentist, Your Hygienist May Be Your Best Ally Against Oral Disease

While you may think all your dentist's dental hygienist is doing is scraping the plaque and tartar you've missed during your regular brushing and flossing, you need to think again. A good hygienist is doing much more, from evaluating your general health to looking for potentially dangerous disease conditions! The hygienist is an important member of the dental staff who can relay information to the dentist on the condition of your mouth, from abnormal sores or abrasions to excess bleeding around the gums.

For an up close and personal look at the role of a dental hygienist, continue reading this consultation article Dental Hygiene Visit.

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