Tazuko is a highly experienced Dental Hygienist with over 25 years experience.
Born, educated and trained in Japan, Tazuko has been part of the Balmoral Dental Centre team since 1989.
Tazuko's philosophy for good oral hygiene, healthy teeth and gums are simple. A regular visit recommended twice a year to your dentist and dental hygienist and along with good home care. She teaches and educates both adults and children on all aspects of oral care, plaque control and dental hygiene with these techniques can help prevent gum disease and tooth decay. Also demonstrating the correct use of toothbrushes, inter-dental brushes, dental flossing and recommending the correct products for your use.
Tazuko does a thorough clean, scale and polish. The scale is done by using hand instruments or ultrasonic scaling. This removes any bacterial deposits, tartar and plaque from above and below the gum surface. Once all deposits have been removed, your teeth will be polished leaving them feeling smooth and clean. Tazuko is very gentle with her treatment and your teeth and gums will feel amazing.
Poor oral hygiene will lead to a number of problems if left untreated and some could be extremely serious.
Some warning signs are:
- Bleeding gums
- Receding gums
- Loose teeth
- Swollen and inflamed gums
- Bad Breath
- Periodontal Disease - is the major cause in tooth loss in adults.
With individually taught home care techniques and regular maintenance, our dental hygienst Tazuko can assist you to maintain your teeth for the rest of your life.