1. Describe average day as a hygienist?
Describe the routine job of a hygienist's functions, such as removing and cleaning dental deposits, examination of teeth and gums for signs of disease, sealant and fluoride application, partial periodontal therapy, x-rays, diagnostic tests, and assisting the dentist during treatments or examinations of patients.
2. Do you have any experience in performing tasks outside of your role?
Occasionally, dental hygienists are allowed to remove sutures, administer anesthetics, apply fillings and dressings, work with metal restorations, take radio-graphs and impressions, and even administer minor treatment under the dentist's supervision. If you have ever performed any of these, mentioning them will be a plus.
3. How to prevent with tooth decay?
Decay can be prevented in any of the following ways familiar to dental hygienists: gum margin maintenance, teeth whitening and bleaching, timely detection and/or prevention of gum disease or oral cancer, dental care facilities, etc.
4. How you communicate with clients?
Talk about your experience of working with clients, including interactions such as instructing patients on dental care and creating awareness of hygiene; proper brushing methods, diet, and timely checkups.
5. Have you ever worked with children as dental hygienist?
If you have, you may tell about your experience in dental services and instructing on health education, working with schoolchildren, etc.
6. List A few clues of teeth grinding?
★ Unexplained headaches, especially early morning or late in the day
★ Achy or tired facial muscles when you wake
★ Trouble sleeping
★ Extreme cold sensitivity throughout your mouth
★ A clicking or popping jaw
★ Front teeth seem sharper and chip easily, or have become uneven
Avoid them. They can traumatize gums. Use floss to remove food from between teeth.
8. What are interdental brushes?
These small pipe-cleaner-looking brushes are bent at a right angle so they move between teeth above the gum. They're ideal for people with areas too difficult to clean with a regular toothbrush and floss, such as bridges.
These remove bacteria from the tongue, but a toothbrush does the job just as well. Make sure to scrape daily for best results.
These tools are available on their own, and you can find them at the end of some toothbrushes. They stimulate gums to toughen up tissue so they won't bleed as easily. Massage gums once a day.