All About Air Polishing Teeth
There have been lots of questions around air polishing and we hope to give you some facts and answers
Who does it? & are they qualified?
Air polishing is carried out by a professional hygienist, who is a trained and registered member of the General Dental Council.
What is Air Polishing? & how is it different from a regular scale and polish?
It is a dental hygiene treatment that quickly and effectively removes unwanted stains on the front and back of teeth.
The procedure utilises a fine jet of compressed air, water and fine powder particles to gently and completely remove staining caused by tea, coffee, red wine and tobacco, as well as staining caused by some mouthwashes.
Why use Air Polishing?
Air Polishing is ideal for those with sensitive teeth as it is a gentle & fast procedure that remove plaque and stains
Removes up to 100% of dental plaque thereby helping to prevent decay, gingivitis and gum disease
Can be used on dental implants
Far more effective than a traditional polish
No heat generated by the procedure
No contact with the teeth, or pressure against the teeth