Your Health For Tag "hygienist"

  • Calming Your Kids at the Dentist
    Oct. 4, 2018

    Calming Your Kids at the Dentist

    Children’s Oral Health

    One of the most important ways to keep your kids cavity free, especially during the season of sweets, is to see the dentist regularly. Routine checkups and cleanings are completely covered by most dental plans, so there's no reason to skip a visit. There's one deterrent, though, that you might run into – kids getting... More »

  • Dental Visits Decoded: Cleanings
    Aug. 29, 2016

    Dental Visits Decoded: Cleanings

    General oral health

    Has it been awhile since your last dental visit? Having a dental professional clean your teeth helps remove plaque, tartar and stains that you can't tackle on your own. In case it's been a while since you've found yourself in a dental chair, here's what you can expect when you go in for a cleaning.... More »

  • Dental Visits Decoded: Fillings
    Jul. 27, 2016

    Dental Visits Decoded: Fillings

    General oral health

    Need a filling? You're not alone. Ninety-two percent of adults have had at least one cavity by the time they're 64 years old, which means that most people have experienced a filling or two.1 Here's what you can expect when you go in to get your cavity treated. After your dentist or hygienist seats you in... More »

  • How Dental Hygienists Help with Healthy Smiles
    Oct. 5, 2015

    How Dental Hygienists Help with Healthy Smiles

    General oral health

    At most dental offices, your dentist isn't the only person working to make sure your smile stays healthy. Dental hygienists play a critical in making sure you receive efficient, quality care. The range of services provided by your hygienist may vary from office to office, but here are some of the things they may do.1... More »

  • Dental Professionals Decoded
    Apr. 23, 2015

    Dental Professionals Decoded

    General oral health

    Your general dentist is just one of the many professionals who can help you maintain a healthy smile. There are a lot of “odontists” out there – from ones who help with appliances like braces to others who specialize in restorations. Here are a few of the most common specialized dentistry professionals. Endodontists are dentists... More »