Removal of plaque. Removal of plaque is the main constituent of dental hygiene and takes most of the time. The hygienist removes dental plaque, subgingival and supragingival calculus. Ultrasound, hand tools and a sodium bicarbonate jet are used to remove plaque and calculus. The dentist or the hygienist combines these methods as required in every particular case.
Removal of pigment. Visible pigment that deteriorates the visual appearance of the teeth may develop on the enamel of the tooth under the influence of different external factors and food products. Special abrasive pastes and the sodium bicarbonate jet device are used to remove the pigment – the technology is based on a spray jet containing water and sodium bicarbonate particles that is directed towards the teeth under high pressure, thus removing the calculus, pigment and soft plaque. This method enables perfect cleaning of the spaces between the teeth. After the removal of the pigment, the teeth regain their naturally white color.
Application of fluoride agents. After the removal of the calculus, plaque and pigment, the specialist treats the dental enamel with fluoride-containing agents for preventive purposes. The fluoride agents ensure the protection of teeth against caries. Individual hygiene instruction. The hygienist draws the patient’s attention to the areas in the oral cavity that require more thorough care. The professional talks about the agents that are recommended for the daily care of your teeth, as well as what should be avoided.