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Hygienist Services

Hygienist Services

The hygienist is a vital oral care provider on our dental team.

By scheduling regular cleanings and following her advice, you can maintain healthy gums, thus minimizing the risk of disease, improving the freshness of your breath and providing a solid foundation for your teeth.

Hygienist - Prevention & Spa for Your Perfect Smile

You’ve probably heard how important it is to get a professional teeth cleaning to reduce the risk of cavities and gum disease!

How often do you really need to schedule a cleaning? If you have good oral hygiene habits and a healthy mouth, your dentist and dental hygienist will probably suggest professional teeth cleaning at least twice a year. The twice-a-year recommendation isn’t random, there are good reasons behind it.

Our Hygienist Department is a Vital Oral Care Provider on Our Dental Team!

Prevention is the key word. Regular cleanings and following your dentist advice, you can maintain healthy gums, minimizing the risk of diseases, improving the freshness of your breath and providing a solid foundation for your teeth. More than that we offer a Spa for your smile. You will feel pampered by our hygienist that will make you feel comfortable and relaxed with soothing music, candles and a wonderful feeling of a clean and fresh smile!

Early Warning System!

Visiting your dentist or dental hygienist can also reveal early signs of problems that are much more serious than biofilm (bacterial plaque). During a cleaning or exam, it’s easy to spot signs of oral cancer, new cavities, receding gums, and even signs of anemia or other medical problems. Since gum disease is linked to cardiovascular disease, catching it as early as possible can even lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. If you haven’t made professional teeth cleaning a priority, it’s not too late.

Services Include:

  • Periodontal treatment: charting & gum examination
  • Periodontal scaling and root planning (deep cleaning)
  • Local delivery antimicrobial (Arestin)
  • Sealants
  • Whitening in office: one-hour appointment
  • Whitening home kit: custom made trays and gel

For your convenience we have available for purchase the following products:

  • Waterpik®
  • Sonicare (electric toothbrush)
  • Dr. Sharp Fluoride-Free Green Tea Whitening toothpaste for sensitive teeth and gums
  • Dr. Sharp Fluoride-Free line of natural oral care products. For more information visit www.fluoride-free.com

To schedule a dental cleaning appointment please call (305) 857-0990.

Estela Munoz~Fernandez - Dental Hygienist

Born in Dominican Republic, Estela Munoz first earned her D.D.S. degree at Universidad Iberoamericana-UNIBE- where she graduated in the class of 2000. She moved to the US in 2006 with her family and joined Sharp Dentistry & Associates practice in early 2007. As a dental hygienist, Estela has been working at Dr. Sharp & Associates for more than 10 years, where she spends almost as much time with patients as the doctors, and particularly enjoys educating them on oral hygiene and care as well as helping them set goals to improve their oral health.
She and her husband have three kids, David, Sofia and Emma. In her free time Estela enjoys spending time with family and friends.