Dental Hygienist Polish Teeth

1 | Prepared by staff of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, June 2014 For purposes of this document, direct access means that the dental hygienist can initiate

hygienist will also polish your teeth to a beautiful shine. The result? A whiter and brighter smile! 4. To prevent bad breath Regular dental care can help you and your family stay healthy and pain-free. • You can get treatment before a problem

That the ability for a duly registered and appropriately certified dental assistant to coronal polish REMAIN CONTINGENT upon the coronal polishing being teeth by utilizing a combination of a polishing agent and a 7Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, Esther

home care, and perform a thorough cleaning of the patients' teeth. The dental hygienist prevention of decay, expose and develop radiographs, polish dental restorations, provide nutritional counseling for dental patients, and fabricate whitening trays for the

During a dental cleaning, a hygienist will use special instruments to remove the plaque and tartar on your teeth. She will polish and floss your teeth and teach you proper home care. The hygienist may take

Your dental hygienist can remove most tobacco, coffee and tea stains. During your cleaning, your hygienist will also polish your teeth to a beautiful shine. 7) Protect your children s health: than at home. We will accommodate

A ‘scale and polish’ cleans your teeth very thoroughly. to clean your teeth and gums thoroughly at home. Special points of inter-est: Gentle Dental—A Guide Gentle Dental to visiting the Hygienist INDEX Keep that breath fresh with

This guide reviews information that every dental hygienist should know in order to clean and polish tooth enamel Polish teeth and restorations that require selective cleaning and stain removal 6. Establish finger rest and

RDH = REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST PROCEDURE DA DAQO DAQGD RDH Adjust occlusion of natural tooth, restoration or appliance- intraorally Polish teeth or restorations NO NO NO YES . Procedure DA DAQO DAQGD RDH Restorative Materials

SUMMARY : The Dental Hygienist performs clinical examinations of the teeth and surrounding tissues, performs dental prophylactic treatments, and instructs Polish natural and restored surfaces of teeth Expose and develop dental x-ray film

DENTAL ASSISTANT & DENTAL HYGIENIST DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS State Hygienist Services that can be natural teeth; apply cavity liner or base material; Clean and polish removable appliances and prostheses 40. Apply pit and fissure sealants

Dental Hygienist Overview Dental hygienists are preventive oral health professionals who have graduated from an accredited dental hygiene program in an institution of higher education, licensed in dental