Affordable & Friendly

Dental Hygiene

South of Adelaide

Dental Hygiene is one of our main goals at O’Halloran Hill Dental.

Our goal is to help you maintain full functionality of your teeth and ensure your brightest smile for years to come.

We make this happen by ensuring your dental hygiene is maintained.

Dental Hygiene Is Improved With Dental Check-Ups

As part of your ongoing maintenance and dental hygiene at O’Halloran Hill Dental, we will assess your teeth and gums for signs of early disease and provide routine quality care to keep you with a healthy smile.

We also provide any education on brushing techniques, various brushes and flossing

By visiting O’Halloran Hill Dental every six months, we will be able to help maintain your healthy smile.

To get your Dental Hygiene checked or to ask any questions, please call (08) 8381 4113.

Joshua Nitschke
Joshua Nitschke
Friendly expert staff make for as great an experience as possible
Grub Boy
Grub Boy
I can highly recommend Dr Joey. Very easy to speak with and her manner puts you completely at ease. And besides all that she does an excellent job with efficiency and attention to detail...
Arthur Bailey
Arthur Bailey
Yep they are Verry good I have been going there for the past over 30 years and they have only got even better. Fantastic service.
Joe South
Joe South
Dr Joey was fantastic, had a lot of work done but it was painless and very well priced. Highly recommend
arjun tokhi
arjun tokhi
Thank you again for making my dental appointment stress free. Very friendly staff, on time which is a nice change to previous dental experiences. If your looking for a dental clinic down south try OHdental
Joanna Pessios
Joanna Pessios
Friendly staff, easy parking, great dentist. Highly recommend them.
Andrew Kampes
Andrew Kampes
Had a fall and had serious damage to upper jaw and front teeth Dr Evan Jones is a magician and the cost was incredibly reasonable. Cannot recommend this dentist enough they made it almost a pleasure having most of my front teeth broken. Thank you DR. Jones
Greg L
Greg L
I am so grateful for the caring, friendly service provided by all of the staff at this clinic. I have previously recommended them to friends/family and will continue to do so.

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Frequently asked questions about dental hygiene in Adelaide

Good oral and dental hygiene can help prevent the following:

  • bad breath
  • tooth decay 
  • gum disease
  • and can help you keep your teeth as you get older. 

Establishing & creating good oral hygiene and dietary habits has shown to be essential to achieving & maintaining, your oral health. 

Oral health can affect both your physical & emotional well-being as it can impact upon the following 

  • Appearance
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Diet
  • Nutrition 
  • Speech. 

In addition, a disease of the mouth can affect the rest of the body and is a contributing factor to a number of secondary conditions.

At home, you can practice good oral hygiene by completing the following: 

  1. Brush twice a day for at least two minutes. 
  2. Floss daily to remove plaque from places your toothbrush can’t reach. 
  3. Eat a healthy diet to provide the nutrients necessary (vitamins A and C, in particular) to prevent gum disease. 
  4. Avoid cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, which are known to contribute to gum disease and oral cancer. 
  5. Visit the dentist regularly for cleanings and exams. This is one of the most effective ways to detect the early signs of gum disease.

If you don’t take care of your teeth and gums, your poor oral hygiene can actually lead to other health problems, which can including: 

Oral and facial pain 

This pain may be largely due to infection of the gums that support the teeth and can lead to tooth loss. Gingivitis, an early stage of gum disease, is extremely common among individuals. 

Problems with the heart and other major organs 

Mouth infections can affect major organs. For example, the heart and heart valves can become inflamed by bacterial endocarditis, a condition that affects people with heart disease or anyone with damaged heart tissue. 

Digestion problems 

Digestion begins with physical and chemical processes in the mouth, and problems here can lead to intestinal failure, irritable bowel syndrome and other digestive disorders.

This is a very common question asked in the dental world. Flossing at anytime is better than not flossing at all.

However, flossing before you brush is more effective. If you floss before you brush your teeth it will release any bacteria, plaque and food stuck between the teeth.

Then when you brush your teeth you are brushing it all away.

You should be visiting the twice a year for a dental clean and check up.

Without regular visits cavities can quickly turn into infected teeth.

These regular visits help prevent minor dental problems from progressing to a point of no return.

If you don’t want to experience severe pain or spend tons of money to fix what could have been minor dental problems, make sure you never miss a dental cleaning and exam.

With lots of toothbrushes on the market, we understand why you might not know which one to choose.

If you can, we highly recommend investing in a good electric toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes brush your teeth significantly better than a manual toothbrush, especially for lazy brushers.

Electric toothbrushes have built-in timers so you brush your teeth for two minutes. Some even have Bluetooth capability that connects with an app on your phone and tells you if you missed any areas brushing and still offer many more benefits.

If you can’t afford an electric toothbrush – no problem. Choose a manual toothbrush with soft bristles and one that has an ADA recommendation on it.

As long as you brush in circles around your entire mouth, you can get your teeth just as clean as you would with an electric toothbrush.

Just because your cavity doesn’t hurt doesn’t mean you don’t need a filling. Cavities don’t always cause symptoms. However, if you leave it untreated, it will only get worse and then infect your tooth root causing the need for a root canal. In some cases, an infected tooth will stop causing the pain because the tooth’s nerve has died. It’s important to get a filling as soon as possible to prevent causing more damage to your tooth.

Not every dental problem can be seen with the naked eye. Dental x-rays give us an inside look at what’s going on in your mouth. We can use the x-rays to discover:

  • Impacted teeth,
  • Cracked or
  • Damaged teeth,
  • Cavities,

& much more

Is it Worse to Skip Brushing or Flossing?

If you’re thinking of skipping either brushing or flossing for some reason, then we would advice you that flossing is more important as long as it’s done correctly.

Flossing helps remove plaque and debris stuck between the teeth and underneath the gumline.

The two areas that are most likely to cause cavities and gum disease.

BUT both are extremely important and you shouldn’t skip out on either, though.

meet the team of

Dentists You Can Trust

Dr. Jai Soin


Dr. Max Tu


Marguerita Kalogiannis (Hygienist)

Dental Hygienist