Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists are registered dental professionals who help patients maintain their oral health by preventing and treating periodontal diseases and tooth decay, while promoting good oral health practice. They carry out treatment direct to patients or under prescription from a dentist.
This is how it works!
I understand that I will be seen by a registered Dental Hygienist or Dental Therapist in a virtual setting. I understand that there will
not be a physical examination and that any advice given will be appropriate given the digital environment.
The Dental Hygienist/Dental Therapist is indemnified by dental indemnity policy and registered with the General Dental Council.
The Dental Hygienist/Dental Therapist cannot diagnose or give a formal prognosis (the likely outcome) of diseases such as decaying or broken teeth,
or prescribe antibiotics, painkillers or any other drug to alleviate symptoms due to the nature of the platform in which you are obtaining
The Dental Hygienist/Dental Therapist may advise you to see alternative healthcare or dental care professionals that they feel necessary in the interests of your health and should your symptoms or problems be outside the scope of what they are allowed to do or advise.