This convenience saves you time and allows for greater patient flexibility.
Direct access hygienist refers to fast-track hygienist appointments. Changes to NHS and GDC legislation now mean it is possible for hygienists to see patients and carry out scale or polish without prescription and without having to see a dentist.
Your hygienist here at Pro Hygienist will ask when you last had a check-up and note the importance of regular dental check-ups.
In the event that a certain treatment is outside of your hygienist’s scope of service, they will refer you for an appointment with a dentist. Hygienists are not permitted to administer treatments that require the need for prescription drugs or to deliver treatments that fall outside of their remit and skillset as hygienists.
Your hygienist may:
Our hygienists are now able to deliver hygiene-based treatments without the pre-requisite of a dentist appointment. We can now accept new patients who simply want to see a dental hygienist.
Our hygienists put your oral well-being first and will advise if they believe you could benefit from an appointment with a dentist as soon as possible.
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