Importance of hygiene

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Importance of hygiene:

For many months we’ve talked about how important oral hygiene is for your general health as well as your dental health. This month we thought you might like to meet the current hygiene team at Ferring Dental Practice & Abbots Lodge Dental Practice. Each of them is dedicated to give you the best experience in getting you the health and the smile you are after whether you just need a regular clean or are suffering from gum disease and need an intensive course of treatment

Introducing our hygiene team:

Lindsey’s many years of her experience were gained at King’s College Hospital in London, but these days she relishes the quieter life in and around Ferring and Rustington. Lindsey loves to help people, so life as a hygienist is very rewarding for her – guiding people to help them look after themselves in the best way possible. It can involve anything from discussing sleep to helping them stop smoking. Lindsey works at both Ferring and Abbots Lodge.

Natalie started as a dental nurse over 10 years ago and soon learned that so many dental problems can be prevented, which lead her to pursue a career as a Hygienist. She is known for her caring approach and a passion for her work. Ask Natalie tips on how your diet can help care for your teeth and gums properly at home, she loves cooking in her spare time! Natalie works at both Ferring and Abbots Lodge.

Rachael has just recently moved to West Sussex but has plenty of experience in dentistry. She started her career as a dental nurse back in 2003 going on to university to train for Dental Hygiene & Therapy in 2008 qualifying in 2011. Rachael’s life motto is ‘Start each day with a grateful heart and do what makes you happy’ which is one of the many reasons we are so glad to have her with us. Rachael works at Abbots Lodge.

Petrina is our newest Hygienist and a great asset to the team! She is a GDC registered Dental Therapist and Dental Hygienist. A local girl, Petrina graduated with a First Class Honours Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy BSc (Hons) degree from the University of Portsmouth. Patients have said they love receiving tips and advice from Petrina on nutrition, as well as hints on optimising brushing and flossing techniques to improve long-term health. Petrina works at Ferring and Abbots Lodge.