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61 Rumbridge Street, Totton, Southampton, SO40 9DT

023 8086 8833


Dental Hygienist in Southampton

Keeping your smile healthy

If you’re looking for a highly rated and experienced dental hygienist near you in Southampton, our friendly and modern clinic can help.


Healthy gums are the foundation of healthy teeth and this is where it all starts with an assessment of your gum health. Our dental hygiene therapist and dentist will assess your gums and determine whether gum disease is present.


They will then advise a personalised preventive plan and teeth cleaning treatment if needed to establish the best dental and gum health you can achieve. All our patients are encouraged to visit the dental hygienist for thorough gum examination and cleaning if necessary.


Once you have reached a good level of gum health they will advise a maintenance protocol so you can keep a great level of gum health. Our general health and our gum health can change through life so we are vigilant to keep monitoring this by encouraging regular review appointments.


For most this is six monthly and for those with active gum disease it may be more frequent such as three monthly. For some patients with a more resistant gum disease our hygienist and dentists will collaborate and if needed will refer for specialist care.

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Meet our dental hygienist / dental therapist

Katie Louisa Radford, BSc (Hons) – GDC number 278477

Katie graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 2018 after studying for her Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy. Since graduating she has worked in private practices around the Hampshire and Sussex area and is very excited to have joined the Bridgeways Dental team in December 2020.


Katie is passionate about aiding patients in improving their oral hygiene, with a real focus on putting anxious patients at ease. She is able to offer hygiene treatments, and is currently undertaking some aesthetic restorative dentistry courses to be able to provide patients with white composite fillings if required.


Outside of dentistry Katie enjoys trying extreme sports, spending time with her friends and family and attending music festivals during the summer. She recently travelled around Japan which has sparked a love of exploring other countries and cultures, she hopes she’ll be able to do this again soon!

See our excellent range of hygiene treatments

Our dental hygiene therapist can offer all aspects of teeth cleaning and gum care as well as these other treatments:

  • Assessment of gum condition
  • Toothbrushing and oral hygiene instruction
  • Teeth cleaning and polishing
  • Deeper root cleansing gum treatments (Periodontal treatment)
  • Fluoride applications
  • Fissure sealants
  • Regular maintenance protocols
  • Permanent fillings

Our hygienist prices



To help keep this essential treatment as affordable as possible, we ensure our prices are extremely competitive compared to other experienced dental hygienists near us in Southampton.

Our latest 5* dental hygienist review


“It takes me 1 hour drive to get to Bridgeways Dental but it is worth it. I am very pleased with George and the team. From the first appointment George explained and then emailed me each treatment steps and the costs for each step. George fitted two dental implants for me which I am very happy about. George, many, many thanks.


I have also met the hygienist team – Angelika and her assistant which did a great job to my teeth, thank you ladies. My teeth are whiter now so I am not ashamed to smile anymore. Finally, their team. Lizzie – your heart is in the right place, Terri and Chloe are also very nice and professional, many thanks ladies. I am happy I’ve met you all.”

Irina Crump

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Patient satisfaction is very important to us

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Ready for expert dental hygiene treatment?