HYGIENIST: Explaining Perio


Remember – each office is different! Our documents are intended as suggestions and guidelines only and can be used as a starting point for conversation and your own system development.

Sit the patient up, take off your gloves, take off your mask, sit there with them and explain it person to person

Allow them to ask questions, for best understanding

  • Make sure that you two are on the same page

Use their teeth/gums to give examples of gum health

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