Are you a regulated profession?
Hygienists have been working under their own College, the College of Dental Hygienist’s of Ontario, since 1994.
Registered Dental hygienists are required to maintain a professional portfolio and to renew their professional license yearly.
What will my dentist say if I see a self initiated dental hygienist for my dental cleaning?
Since September 2007, the Ontario population has had the option of choosing the provider of their choice for their oral hygiene care.
The new legislation allows the public to choose who, when and where they receive their dental hygiene services.
Can a Registered Dental Hygienist refer me to a dentist?
If you are in need of a dentist or are looking for a second opinion a Registered Dental Hygienist can guide you in the right direction.
Guylaine works with a network of health professionals including dentists, dental specialists, denturists and physiotherapists that she knows and trusts, and can provide referrals as needed.
Do I still need to see the dentist?
The dentist is a very important part of the equation when it comes to your oral health care.
The collaboration between the dental hygienist and the dentist is important.
Guylaine has a very positive relationship with several local dentists.
Do you take x-rays in your Clinic?
Presently independent dental hygienists are not legislated to take radiographs, but the dental hygienist can request copies of x-rays previously taken.
Will my dental insurance cover Independent dental hygienist services?
Moose Creek Dental Hygiene Clinic will submit your dental claim form electronically to your insurance provider or by traditional mail if necessary.
Which method of payment do you accept?
The Clinic accepts cash, personal cheques, Interac, Visa and Mastercard.
Do you have the option of “natural products” in your office?
Moose Creek Dental Hygiene offers natural products for those who require them or simply prefer that option.
Guylaine can provide a referral to a local Naturopathic Dentist as requested.