In all aspects of life to progress, we need help and encouragement. You are responsible for looking after your health 24/7. You need to keep your mouth clean and maintain good habits. It's clear our general health is reflected by our gum health. No amount of cleaning your teeth by a hygienist or dentist will compensate for a lack of engagement on your part.
Regard your dentist and hygienist as a mouth mentor, and together you should keep your teeth4life. Click on the videos for guidance.