Dental Hygienists are trained to assess our oral health, especially our gums. Not only are they skilled at removal of calculus and plaque that cause gum disease, but they can assist you in maintaining healthy gums.
Gum disease effects our general health and well being, it is now linked to heart disease, respiratory problems, diabetes, pre-term and under weight babies and more. More than half the worlds population (over 18 years of age) are affected by gum disease.
Regular visits to your Hygienist will help you take control of your health. Our long term aim is for you to be able to reduce the number of visits to your dentist because of the improved health of your mouth, with the help of your Hygienist.
Our Hygienist will:
Our Hygienists at Porirua are Loua Time & Tracey Ng, and Jacquie Clements is available at our Kapiti surgery.
Loua Time – completed a 2 year Diploma of Dental Hygiene course at Otago University in 2000. She joined our team in 2003.
Tracey Ng – is the newest hygienist to join our team. Tracey works at our Porirua practice.
Jacquie Clements – Initially Jacqui worked for us as a chair side assistant. She then went on to do her hygiene therapy degree in Auckland & has come back to join the team once again. She is now a very busy mum to her beautiful twins.
Click here to find out more about Gum Disease.
Champion Dental Centre – 04 237 9081
Kapiti Dental Centre – 04 298 6754
We cannot book appointments by email, so please call.