Lane Cove NSW 2066

Appointments & questions

Dental Hygiene

As part of the Apple Dental commitment to Oral Health, we offer a dedicated dental hygiene department to assist our patients in obtaining optimal long-term dental health.

We recommend you visit our centre for regular check-up appointments with our Oral Health Therapist. Our Oral Health Therapist is our resident expert in oral health and oral hygiene and will provide regular cleanings to remove plaque and tartar deposits from hard to reach places. He will also assist you in achieving and maintaining optimal oral health.

Our Oral Health Therapist will perform the following tasks:

  • Educate children and adults on dental health, plaque control, oral hygiene and nutrition
  • Apply fluoride treatments
  • Remove deposits and stains from teeth
  • Assist in teeth whitening procedures
  • Give post operative instructions
  • Assist in the management of periodontal disease
  • Take radiographs
  • Take impressions for study models
  • Give local anaesthetic for dental procedures
  • Provide protective sealants on to molar teeth

In general, our Oral Health Therapist will use preventive, educational and therapeutic methods for controlling oral diseases which will in turn, help you achieve and maintain excellent dental health.

If you would like to have an appointment to see our Oral Health Therapist, please contact our reception on (02) 9420 5050.

Dental Hygiene Instruction by Apple Dental

Manual toothbrushing instructions to remove plaque and bacteria

dental hygiene instructions

Instructions on how to clean your teeth wearing orthdontic appliances

interdental brushes

Cleaning between teeth, interdental spaces using interdental brushes; to minimise decay spreading between

proximal brush

Cleaning between teeth, using hand-held proximal brushes

soft tutted brush

Cleaning teeth using soft-tufted brushes

superfloss procedure

Superfloss; to clean and remove plaque build up in between teeth

dental decay

Steps of how tooth decay evolves

dental hygiene for dry mouth

Dry mouth

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