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Hygienist care at Confidental

Gum care is very important for your general dental health. At Confidental we want to help you keep your teeth and gums healthy for life.

Gum care is particularly important, Studies have shown a connection between bacteria associated with gum disease and the progression of health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, Alzheimer’s and premature births or low-birth weight babies.

Your gum care appointments at confidential follow an 8 step process:



At Confidental we use the EMS Air-Flow® therapy approach to your care




At Confidental we continue to invest in our practice for your care, adopting modern methods and leading technology so you can benefit from a world-class dental care.

We are very proud to be able to offer our patients treatment with the renowned EMS Air-Flow® system.

Think of the EMS like a pressure washer. We use specially formulated powders that remove stain and eliminate bacterial plaque biofilm. This pain-free, non-invasive treatment is recognised as one of the most efficient methods of tooth cleaning and combating staining.

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What makes EMS air flow different?

  • Its gentle and generally pain free
  • It preheats the water so less sensitivity while we are working
  • It uses specially formulated powders which are anti bacterial and the effects can last for up to 90 days
  • The powder has a gentle flavour to it
  • It avoids us having to manually scrub your teeth
  • The pressure flow spray gets into all the hard to reach areas of your teeth giving you a comprehensive clean
  • The system can be used to flush out any gum pockets you may have helping to keep things healthy
  • Airflow can actually help reduce the sensitivity of your teeth.
  • This is due to the bicarbonate in the jet, which can fill any exposed dentine tubules and help re-mineralize teeth.


What sort of stains can Airflow polishing remove?

The types of stains that can be removed are ones caused by coffee, tea, tobacco and red wine. The Airflow EMS system is also capable of removing stains caused by genetic susceptibility to darker teeth, additionally it can remove stains that can be caused by medicine.


Who is Airflow treatment suitable for?

Airflow treatment can be repeated regularly and is suitable for both adults and children. It is ideal for removing biofilm, stains and young calculus on natural teeth, restorations, implants, hypersensitive patients, orthodontic patients and recall appointments with the ability to reach hard to reach areas with precision.

One Airflow session can get rid of all the plaque and discoloration that those habits have left behind.

Airflow treatment is not only a great way to keep on top of your dental hygiene and oral health, but it is also the best treatment available today for treating and managing gum ( periodontal) disease. Additionally, it is also great for a quick fix for special occasions such as weddings, holidays and job interviews.


What are the main benefits of Airflow treatment?

  • It can remove a heavy build-up of plaque faster and more easily than a scale and polish
  • Pain- free treatment
  • It can remove stains on your teeth
  • It also reaches into periodontal pockets to eliminate bacteria that can cause significant dental problems
  • Prevents caries, gingivitis and periodontitis (gum disease)
  • Makes whitening procedures more effective by removing build-up that could hinder bleaching
  • It is a minimally invasive and comfortable procedure
  • The temperature of the water can be adjusted which is perfect for people who have sensitive teeth
  • It is an ideal option for kids
  • Your smile will be brighter and healthier after a single visit
  • It can be used on veneers, crowns, bridges and implants.
  • Air flow is especially good while you are having brace treatment – the spray gets all around the braces giving you a thorough clean


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Frequently asked questions

Is airflow treatment painful?

 Airflow Tooth Polishing is completely painless. Some methods, like scaling and polishing are abrasive and can be quite uncomfortable. Fortunately, there are better and milder alternatives for cleaning and polishing treatments for your teeth.


How often should you have airflow?

For most patients twice a year is recommend (every 6 months). This can be increased to 4 times a year or 6 times a year depending on the overall condition of your mouth, your general health and if there is a family history of gum disease


What are the disadvantages of airflow?

  • Sometimes there can be a powdery taste during the appointment
  • Sometimes the powder tickles
  • There can be a water spray whilst working

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