What is an Oral Health Therapist?

Oral Health Paddington -A Dental Therapist provides excellent dental care for pre-school, primary, and secondary school children. The aim is to make your child’s visit as pleasant as possible, and to create a positive long lasting relationship for them when visiting the dentist. Through education and motivation, the goal at Red Hill Dental is to teach and encourage good oral hygiene techniques to maintain healthy gums and teeth, and to develop good oral hygiene habits that will last their lifetime. ​Click to see our Children Dental Services.

What is a Dental Hygienist?

A Dental Hygienist provides preventative care for both adults and children. A hygienist can perform professional dental cleaning (including removal of heavy staining and calculus / tartar), apply fluoride treatment, and provide advice on diet and oral hygiene instruction.

At Red Hill Dental, our Dual Qualified Dental Hygienist / Therapist (Oral Health Therapist) Kylie can take care of you and your family.  Kylie has over 20 years dental experience. She has gained extensive dental experience in both public and private sector.

She is uniquely qualified to aid with the management of oral disease, focusing on oral health and education. Her role as is to perform dental hygiene maintenance, as well as administering advice on oral hygiene techniques, nutrition, use of fluoride and tooth whitening.

Kylie enjoys seeing children at our practice and has a loving nature towards children. Kylie’s work complements that of Dr Henry and she will endeavour to make your visit as comfortable and informative as possible.

Outside of work Kylie likes to spend time with her husband and two growing children.  Kylie enjoys working in our Paddington Dental Practice as a Oral Health Therapist.

Kylie will be able to provide the following services:

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 Meet Kylie, our Oral Health Therapist

Meet Kylie, our Oral Health Therapist

For both Adults & Children

  • Diet & oral hygiene instruction

  • Radiographs

  • Scale & polish

  • Fluoride treatment

  • Fillings

  • Fissure sealants

  • Take impressions

  • Local anaesthetic

  • Topical anaesthetic (oral anaesthetic cream)

For Children Only

  • Diet & oral hygiene instruction

  • Radiographs

  • Scale & polish

  • Fluoride treatment

  • Fillings

  • Fissure sealants

  • Take impressions

  • Local anaesthetic

  • Topical anaesthetic (oral anaesthetic cream)

  • Extractions (deciduous teeth only)

  • Dental examination

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