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what medication do you usually prescribe for periodontitis disease? can antiseptic mouthwash help? i am 16 and i am worried that my teeth will fall out if i can't visit a dentist.

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Dr. Morey Furman
36 years experience Dentistry
No medication: Do your gums bleed? The best treatment for periodontitis is a through professional dental cleaning. All the tartar (hard deposits) and plaque (soft deposits) need to be removed from your teeth. Then you should have proper brushing and flossing instruction so you can maintain a healthy mouth.
Answered on Oct 23, 2012
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Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: I know you say you can't see a dentist but you must. $ can be issue but it will cost more in long run to not get it done now. You must clean better than normal, rinses may help but will not cure your probs. A dental cleaning and continual care is your only definitive treatment.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Alvin Schuster
40 years experience Dentistry
None: Must be treated by professional.No meds will cure it.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. Vikram Likhari
Specializes in Periodontics
-: There is no medication that can be randomly prescribed. Please see a board certified periodontist in your neighborhood.
Answered on Dec 11, 2012

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