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How to sca;e periodontal disease?

How to sca;e periodontal disease?

What's the question?: I'm not sure what your question is. If you are asking how you scale for periodontal disease then i would recommend you see a dentist because you can't scale it yourself. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Gum Disease (Definition)

Gun disease can range from gum swelling all the way to the bone keeping the teeth in place being lost, this can be be for a number of reasons, if you think you have gum disease please visit your ...Read more


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How long does gum disease take to heal?

How long does gum disease take to heal?

Depends: It depends on your specific gum disease. And it depends on the type of treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat possible gum disease?

Gum Disease: Treatment for gingival problems will vary based on the extent of the condition. Mild gingivitis could be treated with scaling and root planing, whereas advanced periodontitis may require surgical intervention. Since each mouth is different, no one answer fits every situation. Let your dentist explain the extent of your problem and recommended treatment. ...Read more

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How to reverse gum disease?

How to reverse gum disease?

Sometimes: It depends upon how advanced it is, and how committed you are to better oral hygiene and seeing a periodontist for proper definitive periodontal treatment. As it progress it becomes more and more difficult and in the latest stages impossible. That's why it's so important to see your dentist for routine checkups in order to detect and treat things early. ...Read more

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How can you treat gum disease ?

How can you treat gum disease ?

Dentist/home care: Dental supervision and proper home care instruction are imperative to treating gum disease. The severity of the gum disease may dictate how much dental intervention is required. ...Read more

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How can you fight gum disease?

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How can you fight gum disease?

Good OH, follow up.: Gum disease causes by bacterial, occlusion, and host reaction. Good oral hygiene, proper occlusion, and healthy body will definitely helps in preventing gum disease. Treatment of gum disease included cleaning, occlusal adjustment, follow up. ...Read more

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How long would it take to cure periodontal disease?

How long would it take to cure periodontal disease?

Cure is difficult: Control is really what you want and need to do. Your dentist should evaluate and determine the best course of action. Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection that, for best results, needs to be controlled on a daily basis. I have successfully used perioprotect (non-surgical periodontal therapy) for mild to moderate periodontal treatment. For information: http://perioprotect.Com. ...Read more

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How lon does it take to treat gum disease before braces?

Depends: A deep cleaning is just phase i of what can be done for you. You should have a deep cleaning once, and if your gum disease is still present, you may need to proceed to the next phase of gum treatment--surgery. Repeated deep cleanings is not the best way to be treated. ...Read more

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How much does it cost to treat gum disease?

Variable: Depends upon the actual condition and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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How do you cure a bone disease quickly?

How do you cure a bone disease quickly?

No quick fix: There are many different kinds of bone diseases (breaks, infections, weaknesses & metabolic problems, to name a few), but bone grows and heals slowly, so it will always take time to heal. Most important is to have correct diagnosis and treatment started as soon as possible, good nutrition and start exercising once your doctor says it is safe to do so. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to treat gum sores yourself?

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How to treat gum sores yourself?

Prevent gum sores: Prevent by good dental hygiene is better than treat. Brush and floss twice daily and eat low residue helps prevent bad consequences. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for periodontal disease to heal?

Please tell me how long it takes for periodontal disease to heal?

Life long process: By definition, if you have periodontal disease there has been some level of bone attachment loss, this will likely not come back so you can not really heal completely. The treatment goal is to decrease the space between your gums and your teeth (pockets), as your gums heal, they shrink allowing better cleansability but any lost bone does not grow back as the phrase healing may imply. ...Read more

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How can I treat gum disease?

See your dentist: You need to be seen by a dentist or a dental hygienist to have the build-up removed. The build-up that causes gum disease is full of toxin producing bacteria. No amount of rinses, brushing or flossing will help until the build up is removed. ...Read more

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How quickly does gingivitis turn in to periodontal diesease?

At least 6 weeks: It would take a minimum of 6 weeks for someone to go from gingival health to periodontal disease if they stopped brushing and flossing. All depends on your genetics, some people will never get the disease, others will get it even if they do everything right. ...Read more

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Can it take longer for gums to heal after teeth extraction if you have gum disease ?

It can...: Gum disease typically occurs when gum tissue is aggravated by excessive plaque and bacteria combined with poor oral hygiene. When gum disease is not managed, this can result in the delayed healing of surgical areas, not to mention an increased risk of infection. My best advise is to see your dentist and hygienist before any oral surgery. ...Read more

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How to treat teeth gum redness?

How to treat teeth gum redness?

Redness: Redness = inflammation. Question is why your gums are inflamed. For that you will need an examination by a local dentist. Call a trusted professional in your community for an appointment. ...Read more

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How long can it take to heal from a jaw bone biopsy?

How long can it take to heal from a jaw bone biopsy?

It does depend: Also on size of biopsy - enucleation versus marsupialization, vs en-bloc resection and what pathology is/was. In general, 6-8 weeks of soreness, stiffness and point tenderness is all within normal limits. Best to have conversation at your follow-up because your oral and maxillofacial surgeon who performed this bone biopsy would know best. ...Read more

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How to treat gingivitis or a periodontal infection?

See a dentist: Gingivitis is a infectio n in the gums tissue and is reversible while periodontitis has progressed and erodes the bone that supports the teeth. Both need to be treated by a dentist or periodontist.. Treatment starts with a thoroughly cleaning the teeth with a procedure called scaling and Roth planing and a good oral hygiene program at home of brushing, flossing, and antimicrobials. ...Read more

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For how long does it take for gum disease to heal?

For how long does it take for gum disease to heal?

May be chronic: After the first phase of treatment (a deep cleaning) the dentist should recheck you about five weeks later and there should be an idea then about how you are doing. But periodontitis needs to be maintained or it will come back. ...Read more

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Dental gum disease. How much do antibiotics help?

Dental gum disease.  How much do antibiotics help?

Supplemental: Antibiotics alone will not help much. Gum disease beyond gingivitis has no cure but can be controlled through initial therapy and rigorous oral hygiene followed by frequent maintenance visits ( usually every three months). Surgery may be done to aid long term prognosis. Antibiotics and laser treatment can be used as well to ensure a good long term result. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Gingivitis (Definition)

A form of gum disease caused by bacteria and poor oral hygiene that ...Read more