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What is the best treatment (apart from diligence) for periodontal pockets?

What is the best treatment (apart from diligence) for periodontal pockets?

Medication: There are many different medications on the market that are placed directly into the pockets. These small chips deliver medication directly to the site. The diligence you mentioned is a team effort. You do your part at home and allow your dental team to guide and treat you through what is a treatable yet incurable disease. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a kid with periodontal disease?

What is the treatment for a kid with periodontal disease?

A periodontist: True periodontal disease in a kid is serious but fortunately rare. It can lead rapid bone loss and loss of teeth, far earlier than we expect. The kid should be in the hands of the best periodontist you can find. It is a difficult disease to deal with. ...Read more

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Periodontal abscess how long can I leave it before treatment?

Periodontal abscess how long can I leave it before treatment?

abcess: If it is a periodontal abcess....You should have gone to the periodontist yesterday.....Any abcess in the mouth must be seen right away. ...Read more

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Do I just take my dentist word that she is trained to carry out periodontal treatment my appointment is Monday ?

Do I just take my dentist word that she is trained to carry out periodontal treatment my appointment is Monday ?

Training: Dental & medical training are alike in that all generalists have basic training in each of the health care specialty areas. Your GP Physician has training in repairing broken bones, but not as much as an Orthopedic Surgeon. Your GP Dentist has training in treating gum disease, but not as much as a Periodontist (2+ year Residency plus focused limited practice). Your choice. ...Read more

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I recently started my invisalign treatment and heard that it could help periodontal disease. Is this true? If so, how?

Invisalign?: If the Invisalign is being used got correct poor positioning of the teeth then the correction of the position will allow for less food particles being caught in mouth between teeth after eating and better oral hygeine with brushing. This will result in less periodontal disease. Swish with antibacterial mouth wash 3 times a day thanks ...Read more

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Thank to the doctors who told me I need a periodontal my dentist agrees and she is starting this treatment on Monday what I want to know is it painful?

Thank to the doctors who told me I need a periodontal my dentist agrees and she is starting this treatment on Monday what I want to know is it painful?

Depends: The more advanced the disease, the more pain involved. Your Dentist or a Periodontal Specialist will help you manage any discomfort. It is important that you have all scheduled treatments accomplished, that you follow all oral hygiene instructions, and that you return for regular dental care. ...Read more

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What is the best natural treatment for periodontal gum disease ?

What is the best natural treatment for periodontal gum disease ?

NONE Don't loose: Brush your teeth several times in a day , don't loose your teeth see your dentist now . ...Read more

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Can someone with periodontal disease who follows a strict treatment regimen have cosmetic dentistry treatment?

Can someone with periodontal disease who follows a strict treatment regimen have cosmetic dentistry treatment?

Generally Yes: Once periodontal disease is stabilized through meticulous daily oral hygiene, cosmetic dental treatment can be done to straighten teeth, lighten the color, rebuild the shape of the teeth, correct for the black triangles where gum tissue was lost between the teeth. ...Read more

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