10 reasons you may need to visit your hygienist

Recent research suggests that up to 90% of the global population have some form of gum disease1. It’s a worrying statistic that could be reduced through preventative oral care.

Regular dental hygiene appointments are key to maintaining good oral health, and yet according to a survey carried out by Bupa Dental Care2, 33% of adults don’t visit a hygienist. This figure may even have lessened since the pandemic.

Dr Oliver Harman from Bupa Dental Care Grange-over-Sands highlights the ten signs that suggest you’re overdue a scale, polish and some time in the hygienist’s chair.

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2, 3 - According to research conducted for Bupa Dental Care by Atomik Research, using a survey sample of 2,007 people. The research fieldwork took place in March 2018

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