In 2012, Prof. Moran decided that it was time for them to integrate a high-quality oral hygiene department, realizing that it was an essential part of a modern-day dental practice. They have since moved from five dentists and zero hygienists to four dentists and four hygienists with another one joining in the near future and the results: “the improvements we are seeking in our patients’ oral health have been amazing, and the patients themselves are much happier, so it has been worth it.
When asked how he manages biofilm with the AIRFLOW method, Prof. Moran explained that “It works like a pressure cleaner, spraying a combination of air, water and powder which thoroughly removes plaque off the teeth. Advances in dental knowledge have revealed (that) teeth are covered in a biofilm, made up of thousands of layers of bacteria. The AIRFLOW ® unit breaks down the biofilm in a way previously unachievable to get to the nastier bacteria beneath, which are so often the cause of disease. The only way to get this level of cleaning done is professionally