Dental Hyigiene - Frequently Asked Questions 
Independent Dental Hygiene Solutions (IDHS)
Now Offering Full Dental Services

Q.  Why should I have my teeth cleaned?
Having your teeth cleaned regularly helps prevent tooth loss, bad breath, improves overall health [evidence shows a direct link between unhealthy gums and heart disease] and to help you always look your best, with a smile you can be proud of.

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Q.  Do you provide teeth whitening services?
Yes, we  provide teeth whitening options.

Q.  How does your teeth whitening service compare to the drugstore kit?
IDHS’ teeth whitening service is supervised by a Registered Dental Hygienist who has many satisfied customers. 

Q.  How much experience does the hygienist at IDHS have?
Kathy Yake is a graduate from Georgian College, Orillia and has been a Dental Hygienist for 27 years.  Kathy started her IDHS practice in February 2009.  She belongs to the Canadian Dental Hygienist Association, the Ontario Dental Hygienist Association and the Dental Hygiene Practitioners of Ontario.  She is registered by the Canadian Dental Hygienist of Ontario and is authorized to self initiate dental hygiene treatment by them.

Q.  How will I report my appointments to my dentist?

When you have your teeth cleaned at IDHS, Mississauga  we will send a report to your dentist when required about any concerns that are present.
Q.  What about my sensitive teeth?
When you have your teeth cleaned at IDHS, Mississauga, our dental hygienist will recommend ways to reduce sensitivity while having your teeth cleaned and ways to relieve it while eating and drinking your favorite foods.

Q.  How often do I need to have my teeth cleaned?
Regular teeth cleaning appointments are generally every 4-6 months and depend on your dental hygiene treatment plan.

Q.  If I have a dental plan, does IDHS submit the claim forms?
We will prepare and submit all claim forms to your insurance company.  Please bring the name of the insurance company and insurance card if you have one with you to your first appointment.

Q.  Do you have specific rates for uninsured patients?
Each client is treated according to their specific needs.  Saving Money While You Clean Your Teeth.

Q.  Do you have the same equipment used in a dentist office?
We provide the same dental hygienist services received in the dentist office. We have state of the art equipment including an intra-oral camera to educate our patients about their oral health status and to show before and after pictures.

Q.  What if I don’t have a dentist?
If you don’t have a dentist we have many excellent dentists’ in the area that we refer to.

If your question did not appear on our list, call our office and we will be pleased to answer it.

Call our Dental Hygienist for an appointment: (905)272 5500 or text 647-993-5100

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Independent Dental Hygiene Solutions
801 Dundas St East, Unit E4
L4Y 4G9
(905)272 5500