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How much do your dental hygienists do for periodontal practice?
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Dr. Wayne Roccia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree
In brief: Lots and lots
Most dental practices that have a periodontal component rely very heavily on the dental hygienists.
Routine maintenance and monitoring of periodontal health should be coordinated between your dental hygienist and dentist.

In brief: Lots and lots
Most dental practices that have a periodontal component rely very heavily on the dental hygienists.
Routine maintenance and monitoring of periodontal health should be coordinated between your dental hygienist and dentist.
Dr. Wayne Roccia
Dr. Wayne Roccia
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Dr. Jason Cataldo
Dentistry - Periodontics
In brief: Quite alot
In our periodontal practice, our hygienists spend a good deal of time with you and know your mouth the best.
They are active in discussing the conditions they see and the consequences of those conditions, they help identify oral hygiene needs, work with you on your home care, and communicate with the periodontist about what they see.

In brief: Quite alot
In our periodontal practice, our hygienists spend a good deal of time with you and know your mouth the best.
They are active in discussing the conditions they see and the consequences of those conditions, they help identify oral hygiene needs, work with you on your home care, and communicate with the periodontist about what they see.
Dr. Jason Cataldo
Dr. Jason Cataldo
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In brief: Invaluable
I could not/would not practice without hygienists.
I could not see/care for all my patients without their support. They examine, clean, teach and motivate our patients. I still examine everyone, but they might see something in their 1 hour that i might miss in my 5-10 minutes.

In brief: Invaluable
I could not/would not practice without hygienists.
I could not see/care for all my patients without their support. They examine, clean, teach and motivate our patients. I still examine everyone, but they might see something in their 1 hour that i might miss in my 5-10 minutes.
Dr. David Schneider
Dr. David Schneider
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