Good dental hygiene is incredibly important for the health of your teeth and gums. Good dental hygiene can prevent many dental problems. At Plantage Middenlaan Dental Practice, we therefore advise you to regularly visit a dental hygienist. You can come to our modern dental practice in Amsterdam East for an appointment with a dental hygienist. You don’t need a dentist’s referral for this.
TREATMENT BY OUR DENTAL HYGIENIST
One of our dental hygienists’ most important tasks is preventing you from having problems with your teeth. Healthy teeth are characterized, amongst other things, by having healthy gums. Therefore, it is imperative for you to maintain your gums and teeth as best you can. Our dental hygienists will therefore check your gums thoroughly and will advise you on how to best take care of your teeth and gums.
IN WHICH CASES DO YOU NEED TO SEE A DENTAL HYGIENIST?
If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, it would be wise to visit a dental hygienist:
- Loose teeth or molars
- Bleeding gums when brushing your teeth
- Swollen and red gums
- Quick development of scale, and suffering therefrom
- Bad breath
- Receding gums
- Gums that are too tight around the teeth or molars
- Frequent cavities
OVERVIEW OF OUR TREATMENTS
Our dental hygienists can provide the following treatments with regard to your teeth:
- Advice and information about cavities and gum problems
- Removing scale, plaque and deposit
- Applying fluoride
- Placing sealants
- Polishing fillings
- Smoothing root surfaces
- Cleaning root surfaces below the gums
Below you will find an overview of the rates of frequent treatments at our dental hygienists:
|Preventive information and/or instruction, per 5 minutes
|Consultation for the evaluation of prevention, per 5 minutes
|Dental cleaning, per 5 min
|Polishing and/or treating milk teeth
|Thorough cleaning of root, standard
|Examination of gums with gingivitis
For a complete overview, you can have a look at our rates page.
REIMBURSEMENT OF COSTS
The costs for treatment by a dental hygienist are not covered by the basic health insurance for adults. If you have additional insurance for the dentist, the costs for a dental hygienist are often covered. To be completely sure, check with your health insurer.
Costs for children younger than 18 are covered by a basic health insurance. For children, no additional insurance is needed.
In order to make an appointment, please contact us by phone by dialling 020 420 4367. If you have a question, you can fill out the contact form below