Dental hygienists are trained in oral hygiene procedures which they may undertake in the dental office as directed by the dentist. These include:
In BC a diploma in dental hygiene is required for an individual to work
as a dental hygienist. Please note: a bachelor degree in dental hygiene is NOT required to work as a dental hygienist in BC.
Just like your family doctor, your dentist may work with dental specialists to provide you with the best care possible.
Prevent problems early. Your child's first dental visit should occur by age one or within six months of when you see the first tooth.
Dental care during pregnancy is not only safe, regular dental visits support your health and your baby's.
Most dental disease is preventable—starting with these five steps to take at home.
Clenching or grinding your teeth (often at night) may be the reason and can also cause damage to your teeth and jaw.
Your dentist may recommend a number of treatment options to replace missing teeth, such as a denture.
A series of common questions on dental care and treatment.