Working closely with Vermilion’s oral surgery and periodontal teams, our dental hygienists ensure the longevity and health of your dental implants and provide long-term maintenance support for patients with periodontal disease.

They are dedicated to ensuring that you are fully equipped to take care of your oral hygiene, and that you are informed of the correct brushing techniques and plaque control measures vital to maintaining a healthy mouth. Our dental hygienists can also provide tooth whitening treatment in-clinic, as well as offer guidance for at-home tooth whitening.

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Dental Hygiene FAQs

Dental hygienists are registered dental professionals who help to keep your whole body healthy through the prevention and treatment of periodontal (gum) disease. By educating patients on how to look after the health of their own gums, and having a holistic approach to a patient’s general health, many chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and rheumatoid arthritis are positively affected.

A dental hygienist is a dental professional and an oral health educator who takes a holistic approach to managing and maintaining the ongoing health of their patients. At Vermilion, our dental hygienists also assist in the maintenance of your dental implants and conduct clinical examinations. They will professionally remove plaque from above the gum and, in some cases, below the gum.

You may have been referred to Vermilion as part of your dental implant journey or because you are experiencing bleeding gums. Dental hygiene treatment is vital to the preventiveness and treatment of gum disease as, if left untreated, this could exacerbate underlying health issues.

Yes, as a dental hygienist, their main role is to prevent and treat gum disease.

At Vermilion, we have a team of clinicians who provide specialist dental treatments and who carry out other aspects of the dental treatment that you have been referred to us for. Our dental hygienists are specially trained to assist in the treatment of patients with dental implants, periodontal disease and those who are undergoing orthodontic treatment.

Dedicated to ensuring our patients are educated on excellent oral hygiene, including correct brushing techniques and plaque control measures, our dental hygienists dedicate their time to tailoring a course of treatment that’s fitting to your needs.

It is unlikely that you will experience any pain during your dental hygiene treatment. You may experience slight discomfort if you have gum disease or poor oral health, but this can be managed by our dental hygienists.


  • Dental hygiene: from £135
  • Zoom tooth whitening: £595
  • At-home tooth whitening kit: £395

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