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Smile! It's Preventable
Smile! It's Preventable

Dental Hygiene

Where prevention meets comfort

​Our experienced dental hygienists offer gentle & affordable oral health services in a relaxing spa-like environment.

The best way to ensure optimal teeth and gum health is regular visits to a dental hygienist (2 per year is recommended as a minimum). Prioritising your oral health also prevents a multitude of health problems and enhances your overall health and wellbeing. 

Traditionally at home brushing and teeth cleaning methods typically eliminate only about 50% of plaque (known in the dental world as biofilm). However, with the innovative scale and polish technique known as Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT), our highly experienced dental hygienists make biofilm visible and ensure of its complete removal, promoting a healthier mouth and body. 

Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT), is the latest Swiss technology that delivers a cleaner, faster and a gentler scale and polish. 

Experience spa-like hygienist care

Affordable plans

Enjoy a gentle treatment with GBT

Embrace our holistic approach

What to expect during your appointment

  1. An assessment/examination of your oral health - this will include X-rays and clinical photos during your initial visit. 

  2. A comprehensive yet gentle teeth cleaning/polishing session using the Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) scale and polish technology. 

Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) is the latest Swiss technology that delivers a cleaner, faster and a gentler scale and polish.  A coloured dye applied to the teeth reveals any plaque, and high pressure warm water jets, along with a soft powder clean away the plaque, leaving your teeth two shades whiter. And It’s a great solution for those people with sensitive teeth too. 

Dental Hygiene Services

​The New Smoocher
New patient consultation

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If you’re stepping into our clinic for the first time, you’re at the perfect starting point. Our friendly team is excited to meet you and lay the groundwork for our budding relationship. During your initial visit, our goal is to thoroughly understand your oral health ambitions and priorities. 

We will provide a comprehensive risk assessment of your oral and facial health, including x-rays, clinical photos, and a teeth cleaning session using the Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) scale and polish method. If it’s been over six months since your last dental visit or you’ve never consulted with a dental hygienist before additional appointments might be necessary.
*Allow up to 60 minutes for this treatment 

The Smooch Sparkle
Regular Maintenance

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This treatment stands as a cornerstone of regular preventive and therapeutic care, aimed at preserving your oral health and preventing potential dental issues. The appointment encompasses a basic examination followed by a gentle, yet comprehensive teeth cleaning. 

Experience a complete maintenance service, designed to keep your smile bright and healthy.

*Allow up to 40 minutes for this treatment.

The Smooch Detox
Periodontal therapy

A young smiling man leans back in a chair at a dental hygienist after an extensive scale and polish treatment.

If you are troubled by issues related to your oral health, non-surgical periodontal therapy offers a promising solution. This specialized treatment is tailored to combat gum disease without resorting to invasive surgical procedures. Through the effective removal of plaque from beneath the gums and the management of gum diseases, this therapy aims to restore and sustain optimal gum health. 

Get started on your journey towards a healthier mouth and improved well being.
*Allow up to 50 minutes 

Teen Clean 
Empowering Young Smiles 

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Starting good oral hygiene practices in the teen years lays the foundation for a future free from fillings and invasive dental procedures. Our Teen Clean service is for youths aged 13 to 17, aiming to empower them with the knowledge and habits for lifelong oral health.

*Allow to up to 30 minutes.

A Wee Sparkle 
​Interactive Learning

A young toddler and dog hug, promotes healthy teeth and gums start from a young age & Smooch do this in a fun gentle way.

"A Wee Sparkle" is designed to kickstart a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums for your little ones. Suitable for children aged 6 months to 12 years, we introduce them to dental care in a fun, gentle manner that educates and engages.

Our approach ensures that children look forward to their dental visits, setting the stage for positive oral health habits that last a lifetime.

*Allow up to 30 minutes.

Fit for Smooching

An elderly couple laugh, knowing their dentures are fresh & clean after a deep machine clean at the Dental hygienists in Chch

Maintaining your dentures is key to extending their lifespan and preserving their natural appearance. At SMOOCH, we emphasise the importance of regular professional cleaning to effectively eliminate plaque and tartar build-up that everyday cleaning can't tackle.

This proactive approach not only minimises the risk of oral and systemic health issues but also ensures your dentures remain looking pristine and fresh.                                                                                                                            


We believe that you should get the best care for your teeth without breaking the bank. That's why we’ve created Club SMOOCH. You can choose from three different dental hygiene plans and pay either once a week or once a month. 

For just $1 a day, Club members on our Bronze plan can enjoy two hygiene appointments per year!

What is Guided Biofilm Therapy? 

Guided Biofilm Therapy

Why is it important to remove biofilm?  

Biofilm, often known as plaque, is a breeding ground for harmful bacteria responsible for tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss. These bacteria are linked to 57 systemic diseases, including Alzheimer's, Arthritis, Chronic Bowel Disorders, Oral Cancer, Premature Birth, Stroke, Heart Disease and many more, highlighting the essential role of dental hygienists.

Fissure Sealants
​A shield against tooth decay

A close up of a person having fissure sealants applied to reduce tooth decay by a dental hygienist in Christchurch
Fluoride Fissure Sealants a great way to protect your teeth for the long term

Fissure sealants are a straightforward and highly effective strategy for combating tooth decay. By covering the hard-to-clean grooves and pits on the back teeth, they provide an additional layer of protection against decay. These sealants significantly reduce the likelihood of food and bacteria lodging in your teeth's grooves, promoting a healthier mouth.

To book call 03 313 3223 or fill in our contact form 

Mouth Guards
​Essential protection for athletes

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Keep your teeth get a professionally fitted moutguard

Engaging in intensive sports activities exposes your teeth to potential injuries. A mouthguard acts as a crucial shield, covering the teeth and gums to prevent and minimise damage to the teeth, arches, lips, and gums. Think of an effective mouthguard as a crash helmet, providing essential protection for your teeth and jaws during physical activities. 

To book call 03 313 3223 or fill in our contact form

Bite Splint/ Night Guard 
​Relief from teeth grinding

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Teeth Grinding

For those experiencing discomfort from teeth grinding or clenching, a Bite Splint offers a solution. This clear, thin, customized device fits over your upper or lower teeth to prevent the pain and damage associated with these nocturnal habits. Custom-made and dentist-prescribed, a Bite Splint can significantly alleviate the aches resulting from grinding or clenching, ensuring a more comfortable and damage-free sleep experience.

To book call 03 313 3223 or fill in our contact form

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