Dental Hygiene in Welwyn Garden City


Monica Ragg
Dental Hygienist
GDC No. 145821

Dental hygiene is a very important part of keeping a healthy beautiful smile. Our professional Hygienist Monica, she is specially trained in the prevention of gum disease and dental cavities. She will help you gain that superb fresh breath that will improve your oral health and well being. She is keen to show patients the best use of toothbrushes, dental floss and inter-dental brushes.

She will carefully examine your teeth and gum tissues and remove plaque and surface staining by gently cleaning and polishing. She will also able to offer a wide range of fresh breath treatments for individuals suffering from bad breath.

Our hygiene programme - All our patients are offered an individually tailored preventative programme to help them maintain their mouth, teeth, gums and restorations in a healthy state. This essential part of your dental regime not only makes your mouth feel fresh and healthy but will reduce the need for dental treatment and save money.

Here is what you can expect from a hygiene appointment:


Your teeth and gums will be assessed to determine the amount of plaque removal you will need and risk factors will be highlighted.


Your teeth will be professionally cleaned with special equipment and pastes. This process is also known as scaling and polishing.


The hygienist's role is to show you how to look after your teeth so that they remain free from plaque in the future. You will be advised on the best tooth brushing technique and given tips on flossing and using interdental brushes.

Dental hygiene at our practice also functions preventatively to treat gum disease and bad breath. If you have a bridge, denture, orthodontic treatment or a dental implant you will have specific hygiene needs that the hygienist will be able to assist you with.

It is recommended that you come in for regular hygiene appointments to ensure your mouth stays clean and healthy.

Life Benefits
  • Minimised risk of tooth loss.
  • Reduced risk of developing tooth decay and need for fillings.
  • Fresh minty breath.

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How to Find Us

Church Road Dental
4A Church Road
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire AL8 6NE

Tel: 01707 334444
Fax : 01707 377191

Opening Hours
Monday 9:00 am - 5:15 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:15 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:15 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:15 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

(Closed for lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm)