Exam & Hygiene

Preventative Hygiene – Kitsilano,Vancouver Dentist Dr. Jeffrey Norden

The importance of oral hygiene is underscored by the following fact: more adults lose their teeth as a result of gum (periodontal) disease than from any other cause. The good news though, is that gum disease is preventable.

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That’s why you’ll hear our hygiene team spending so much of their time talking to patients about gum disease prevention. By emphasizing prevention, patients stand a far better chance of keeping their teeth and gums in optimum condition for their entire lives.

An appointment with our hygienist at WestcoastSmile Kitsilano dental studio is much more than just dental cleaning. It’s an opportunity for us to evaluate the condition of your teeth and gums to ensure that any subtle changes over time are detected. Our hygienists will provide you with the best periodontal care, tailoring the program and frequency of dental visits to your individual needs. These visits to our Vancouver dental studio, coupled with thorough home care, are the best strategy for achieving and maintaining excellence in oral health.