dental hygiene therapy

Excellent service. Friendly, helpful people. Willing to address any concerns I had. Would 100% recommend to anyone!” – Jean Eastwood

Why do I need dental hygiene therapy?

A clean fresh smile and healthy mouth enhances your sense of well-being

Visit us regularly and our Dental Hygiene Therapists will remove any tartare or plaque from your teeth and polish them to remove stains from coffee, tea, red wine or cigarettes. In addition they will show you brushing and flossing techniques to use at home as well as advising you on dental products and diet.

Our teeth cleaning experts can also perform teeth whitening, take x-rays and impressions, conduct routine fillings on children and adults, carry out children’s extractions and fit emergency temporary crowns and fillings.

The major cause of tooth loss in adult patients is gum disease, so great dental hygiene is vital in order to help keep your teeth and gums in optimum condition. Taking good care of your teeth and gums will
  • help you avoid fillings
  • reduce dental fees,
  • maintain fresh breath
  • increase your self-confidence
  • help keep your teeth for life.
Bring your children along and they will receive a free dental goody bag to make their trips to the dentist fun!

Air flow polishing treatment

Air flow is an advanced polishing treatment which uses air and aesthetic polishing powder to rapidly remove surface stains (coffee, tea, red wine, tobacco) and dental plaque which are impossible to remove with normal brushing.

The Air flow polisher does not have direct contact with the teeth so is more comfortable for patients and it is kind to tooth surfaces, non damaging to the structure of teeth and significantly improves tooth brightness, giving immediate noticeably lighter and brighter teeth.

dental hygiene therapy: more than you think

The scale and polish is the foundation of the dental hygienist’s work, but we also offer a menu of specialised hygienist treatments.

High-Performance Airflow Teeth Cleaning

Airflow is a teeth cleaning treatment that provides incredible results without your dental hygienist touching your teeth at all. This is great news for nervous patients and is an effective way to keep on top of your dental hygiene.

Airflow works through the combined power of three components: air, sodium bicarbonate and water. The three things are combined in a high-powered yet which gently but effectively removed stains from your teeth, including in hard to reach area. It produces incredible results without any risk of damaging your teeth. The results are immediate and see the difference as soon as treatment has been completed. And the best part is that it is completely pain-free!

Teeth Whitening

Our dental therapists are trained to perform teeth whitening treatments here at Alex Jones Dentistry, following an initial prescription from one of our dentist team.

Freshen Up

If you have a special occasion just around the corner and want to look your best, we provide pre-party or pre-wedding boosts to ensure you can smile with confidence. If you have light surface staining but aren’t ready for tooth whitening, a quick teeth cleaning can help to restore your teeth to their natural colour.

Pre & Post Implant Hygiene Treatment

It is important to make sure your gums are in good shape before going into a dental implant procedure, so a visit to the dental hygienist is always a good idea. After treatment, it’s also a good idea to make regular visits to your dental hygienist in order to learn more about after-care.

Smile On The Go

Short on time but need quick results? In just 20 minutes we can make your teeth feel and look noticeably cleaner.Please call our reception team to book your appointment with one of our dental hygiene therapists.

I've been a patient for many years, and have always received excellent customer service at both practices by all staff. I recently had an appointment with Laura & Rachel, excellent customer service and I would recommend this practice to anyone!
Steve Tilson
My first clean here was amazing. Usually I have so much pain, I can't express how i'm feeling after having my teeth cleaned with Helen and Rachel. Highly recommend this practice. Thank you.
Genya Johnstone
Alex Jones Dentistry is the best dentist I have ever been to. The staff make you feel at ease. Laura explained to me the treatment I would have in full detail. They are so patient and helpful, would highly recommend.
Donna Miles
Felt really nervous before my fillings today, but both Helen and Rachel made me feel very comfortable, talked me through all my procedure, very attentive and I am very pleased with the overall service.
Tracey Nutt
I have just started my treatment plan with this practice. I can't speak highly enough of Helen and the team. I have never had such a thorough clean of my teeth. Helen demonstrated the methods I need to use at home too. I'm so pleased to have found her! I feel happy and confident now. Thank you.
Julie Wagstaff
Laura and Kerry were both amazing, friendly, and caring. I would recommend them for any work they do. Their work is done with the upmost professionalism.
Stefan Watson

dental hygiene services

How often should I see a hygienist?

We recommend that all our patients visit one of our Hygiene team at least every 6 months to help maintain a healthy mouth. Some patients prefer to visit us every three months or just before a special occasion. We always recommend patients have their teeth cleaned before procedures such as a dental implant placement and we highly recommend on-going dental implant after care.

Do I need to be a member?

We accept patients who are registered with any dental practice, so if your dentist doesn’t offer teeth cleaning services, or if you are struggling to get an appointment, you can visit our practice.

I am a member. Is it included?

Your membership entitles you to 6 monthly dental hygiene therapy sessions with our professional team. They are on hand to give you advice and help whenever you need it.

Can I Just pay as I go?

Yes. You do not have to be a member of our scheme, we are delighted to welcome all our patients for dental hygiene services. Feel free to call and book an appointment at your convenience and you may settle your account on the day of your treatment. You can then re-visit us at your leisure with no obligation.

It's better with membership

Why not become part of our growing family of happy customers? Save on dental costs with one of our monthly membership plans & Let Alex Jones Dentistry take care of your smile.

we welcome new patients

We are delighted to welcome new patients at our Barnsley & Penistone practices. Call us on one of the numbers below. Alternatively, if you want a call back, leave us your details and one of our dedicated team will be in touch to help you.


54 High Street
S36 6BS

01226 762242


Gateway Plaza
Sackville Street
S70 2RD

01226 290017