Dental Hygienist Appointment

A dental hygienist checks the health of your gums, cleans your teeth using ultrasonic waves,
removes stains, and advises you on overall dental hygiene.

Beautiful, clean teeth are essential to how we see and feel about ourselves, as well as how others see us. We all try to take care of our teeth by brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash regularly. However, sometimes this is not enough to remove the toughest plaque buildup and achieve a polished smile.

Topical Fluoride Application
(for decay prevention if needed)

$25(w/o GST)

Clean and polish, Hygiene exam, Sterilisation

$159(w/o GST)

Time – 50 mins

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Why do I need to see a dental hygienist ?

Let’s be honest, how many of us actually stick to the “two minutes, twice a day” rule of brushing and flossing? 
 
That said, it’s not only night owls who skip brushing. With our busy schedules, many of us tend to forgo brushing in the morning. However, a healthy set of teeth and gums requires regular maintenance. Even with a good oral hygiene routine, plaque can easily build up and stagnate in your mouth. This can cause not just stains, but periodontal disease and gum inflammation.
 
Dental hygienists in Singapore need to be registered with the Singapore Dental Council (SDC). To be eligible for registration, hygienists must have a degree or diploma in dental hygiene from an accredited institution. They must also pass the SDC’s registration examination. 
 
Hence, a dental hygienist, who is specially qualified to help you maintain a healthy set of teeth and gums, can help you to clean your teeth, give you tips and advice on how to best keep them clean, and even give dietary advice to prevent erosion and decay.

What is included in Dental Hygienists Work?

Assessment of your gum health

We will evaluate your gum health to identify any potential problems, such as tooth decay or gum disease. Please feel free to share any concerns you have about your gums or teeth.

Full ultrasonic tooth cleaning

Our dental hygienist uses an ultrasonic scaler to remove plaque and tartar (deep cleaning), harmful bacteria that can cause tooth decay and gum disease. Ultrasonic teeth cleaning is a faster and less painful alternative to manual scaling.

Stain removal

Besides removing harmful decay-causing bacteria, dental hygiene treatments can also help remove stains on your teeth. Shinier, cleaner teeth? Yes, please!

Mouth hygiene guidance

Dental hygiene treatment includes professionally cleaning of your teeth, called scaling and polishing. However, the most important role of a dental hygienist is to teach you how to keep your teeth and gums healthy and free of plaque. This includes teaching you proper brushing techniques and dietary advice to prevent gum disease.

Do I need to see the dental hygienist at every appointment?

Regular dental hygiene appointments are critical to good oral health. During an oral examination, a dental hygienist will not only review the health of your oral cavity, but will also look for signs of dental diseases and oral cancers. Poor dental health can lead to a myriad of other health problems in other areas of the body, such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancers.

Therefore, it is important to visit your dental hygienist regularly for plaque and gum checks to ensure that your oral hygiene is in the best condition.

Insurance & Subsidies

AIA dental Insurance

AIA

Smilepoint is an accredited service provider with IHP & AIA Dental Insurance.

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Medisave dental claim

Medisave

Smilepoint is a CPF Medisave-accredited dental clinic for dental surgeries.

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CHAS

We are a CHAS-approved dental clinic. We accept valid CHAS, Merdeka and Pioneer Generation cards.

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Baby Bonus Scheme CDA

Smilepoint is a Baby Bonus (CDA) approved institution. You can use the funds from the CDA for dental treatments.

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Clara Li
Clara Li
31/12/2023
身边有两位朋友来这里箍牙,所以我没有怎么做调研也来这里箍牙。牙医和前台都很温柔,也不会有什么推销性质的活动,所以没有什么心理压力。每次来看牙医还可以在周围吃吃东西喝喝咖啡。推荐👍🏻
philip glickman
philip glickman
30/06/2023
Well managed. Very prompt and professional. Immaculate facilities. Recommended.
Mohammad Faizal
Mohammad Faizal
29/04/2023
Great service! Thank you 😁
Mohanakrishna Tamilaras
Mohanakrishna Tamilaras
29/04/2023
Staff were very kind and were informative in dental hygiene.
Peggy Wong
Peggy Wong
29/04/2023
Dr Mabel was such a gem to my 5 years old ! Highly recommended Very kids friendly environment and the staff are Superb !
Derrick Wee
Derrick Wee
26/04/2023
Had my teeth whitening done with Dr Mark and I was very happy with the result! The whole procedure was smooth and he made me feel at ease. Dr Mark’s knowledge, skills and kindness is admirable. Friendly staff at Smilepoint Dental too!
Suraj Patil
Suraj Patil
26/04/2023
Setting up appointment is easy. They will send reminders. Checking in and out is easy and fast. Been seeing Dr Ismeeta for years, fantastic dentist.

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