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What Methods Might Be Used To Fight Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal disease occur sin the tissues surrounding the teeth and jawbone. If untreated gingivitis can lead to periodontal disease and once you have periodontal disease you can never get rid of it. It is important that you visit the dentist when you notice issues with your gums. If left untreated you can lose your teeth. Many people have used
oral irrigators in order to improve the health of the mouths.

Once periodontal disease is diagnosed a good oral hygiene program is instituted and the patient will need to follow this for the rest of their life. You should brush your teeth twice a day, floss and use mouthwash. If you have difficulty brushing then an interdental brush can help. Some have also found oramd to be useful.

The bacteria that causes periodontal disease lives in plaque and calculus that is found on your teeth and under your gums. A dental technician will go and clean under your gums. This can be painful so sometimes a general anesthesia is necessary. If your bit has shifted then you may need to have it readjusted. Other processes such as root scaling and planning may be needed. You also will need to have any other dental issue fixed before treatment can be considered successful.

After the initial deep cleaning your dentists will reevaluate your condition. If you follow a good hygiene plan then most of the symptoms will decrease. However sometimes surgery is required. Particularly if your inflammation or gum pocket depths remain unchanged. After successful treatment you will then begin a periodontal maintenance regime. This requires dental visits every 3 months to ensure that the periodontal bacteria are kept to a minimum. Sometimes, people will use a
home ozonator to make an oxygenated mouthwash.

Periodontal disease can be easily prevented by brushing your teeth daily and flossing regularly. You need to not have plaque build up and regularly visit your dentist twice a year to make sure your gums and teeth are healthy. Antiseptic mouthwash can help to kill any bacteria that may be living in your mouth. Some dentists may prescribe certain treatments like a hydrogen peroxide tray that kills bacteria living in biofilm.

Author: Scott W.

Disclaimer: This article is for information purposes only and does not intend to advise, diagnose or treat any health condtion. If you have or think you might have any health condition at all, contact your doctor for diagnosis, treatment and advice.


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