What is a hygienist?

Dental hygienists are specially trained to work with the dentist to give care to patients and can help with your treatment plan. Our hygienist appointments are focused on preventative dental care and treating gum disease. They will show you how to look after your teeth and gums and keep them healthy. An appointment will include a professional clean removing plaque and tartar (referred to as a scale and polish). They will also give advice about diet and preventing tooth decay. 


Benefits of visiting a hygienist

  • Slow the progress of gum disease

  • Help you keep to a routine that will slow down tooth decay

  • Build confidence in keeping your mouth healthy

  • Hidden and difficult-to-reach plaque and tartar can be removed

  • Maintain brighter, whiter teeth

  • Advice on diet leading to better mouth health

  • Reduce bad breath

  • Improve your confidence

Speak to your dentist today about how a visit to our hygienist can help you



Meet our hygienist

Rhiarna Henry

GDC Number: 283732
University of Plymouth Bsc
Rhiarna is a kind and caring hygienist who is passionate about improving her patients oral health. She enjoys guiding patients in improving their at home oral care and has a special interest in stain Removal. 



Airflow polishing is a new hygiene cleaning method which combines three elements: air, jet water and sodium bicarbonate.

Why to book Airflow Polishing

•Excellent Cleaning

•Whiter teeth

•Suitable for sensitive teeth

•Fast Cleaning

•Prevents gum disease

•Can be used on crowns, veneers, bridges, and implants

What stains can be removed?




•Red Wine

See the amazing results of an airflow polish above, completed by our hygienist