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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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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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Expert opinions? Which branch of dentistry is concerned with the treatment of gum disease?

Expert opinions? Which branch of dentistry is concerned with the treatment of gum disease?

Two: General dentists and Periodontists. Often they may perform the exact same procedures for the treatment of Periodontal (gum and bone) disease. A "forward thinking" dentist may recommend non-surgical treatment (such as Perio Protect) first and possibly instead of Surgery. ...Read more

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Which is the best treatment approach for a diabetic 58yr old man with degenerative gum disease?

Which is the best treatment approach for a diabetic 58yr old man with degenerative gum disease?

See your dentist: And your physician. Both conditions make the other worse. You may need a deep cleaning and then surgical treatment for the gums; but treating the inflammation in the mouth will sure help the control of your blood sugar too. ...Read more

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What would be the most effective remedy for cure gum disease?

What would be the most effective remedy for cure gum disease?

No cure, sorry: It is a chronic disease, which we can make better and manage, but it usually doesn't go away forever. The only known "cure" is to pull out the involved teeth, but please don't do that if at all possible. ...Read more

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I have gum disease, is there a treatment for this?

Absolutely yes: Best to be evaluated by a dentist to determine the extent of the disease and recommend appropriate treatment. Gum disease if not addressed in a timely manner can cause many other problems so please make it a priority to be seem by a dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What to do if I have gum disease, is there a treatment for?

What to do if I have gum disease, is there a treatment for?

Of course!: See your dentist. You may need a deep cleaning and then some surgery, and it is nothing like you think. Most people get through it just fine and it's worth saving your teeth. ...Read more

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What is the relationship of simvastatin that dentists us it for the treatment of gum disease?!

What is the relationship  of simvastatin   that dentists us it
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Not standard of care: Simvastatin is in a class of drugs known as statins and a lipid-lowering agent that is used to lower cholesterol levels. Some studies report statins also reduced inflammation associated with gum disease which suggests that steps taken to reduce gum disease may also reduce inflammation in the arteries ; vice versa.The effects are minimal at best ; other more definitive treatment is standard of care. ...Read more

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How do I find a periodontist that offers lanap-periolase treatment for gum disease in the philippines/asia?

How do I find a periodontist that offers lanap-periolase treatment for gum disease in the philippines/asia?

See below: Contact millennium dental technologies in cerritos, california. They should be able to help you good luck! ...Read more

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Hello i was diagnosed with severe gum disease.Will my teeth most likely fall out? Even if i get laser treatment done and scalping? If so how long?

Hello i was diagnosed with severe gum disease.Will my teeth most likely fall out? Even if i get laser treatment done and scalping? If so how long?

Exact Diagnosis: The answers to your questions are best answered by the dentist or periodontist who has done your comprehensive oral exam, x-rays, and periodontal probing. They know clinically! the second half of the longevity question needs to be answered by you and that is will you be the world's best at oral hygiene and see your dentist for maintenance as often as recommended after your treatment is completed? ...Read more

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Very sore upper right gum and bleeding when brushed and now also affecting other gums. Normally very good brushing. Gum disease? If so, treatment?

Very sore upper right gum and bleeding when brushed and now also affecting other gums. Normally very good brushing. Gum disease? If so, treatment?

Hard to say: Periodontal disease needs to be diagnosed with an examination and radiographs, which cannot be accomplished over the internet. If it has been more than six months since your last dental exam and professional cleaning, it's time to make an appointment. Brushing and flossing diligently is not a substitute for professional care. Make the call... ...Read more

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What mouthwash is best for halitosis? I know it doesn't cure it, but i'm getting treatment for bad gum disease and need a way to control the halitosis until my mouth is healthy again. I'm looking for a mouthwash that will last more than an hour. .

What mouthwash is best for halitosis? I know it doesn't cure it, but i'm getting treatment for bad gum disease and need a way to control the halitosis until my mouth is healthy again. I'm looking for a mouthwash that will last more than an hour.


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Treat the cause: Any mouthwash with ok as long as the cause of disease is treated. Use biotene (nonalcohol mouthwash)if your mouth is dry. Dry mucosa will cause bleeding as tissue is rubbing and thus the blood smell gives rise to halitosis. ...Read more

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Feeling a slight ache where the gums meet the teeth. Is this natural or is it gum disease?

See a dentist: It all depends if the ache is from the tooth or from the gums. You should see a dentist to determine what is causing the pain, then proper treatment can begin to eliminate your pain. It's hard to determine an accurate diagnosis without looking at your teeth and gums and getting more information about what causes the pain, when it occurs, etc. ...Read more

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What does gum disease look like?

What does gum disease look like?

Mild to Advanced: Mild form of gum disease, the gums become red, swollen and bleed easily on brushing. Advanced gum disease, this is final stage of gum disease, the fibers and bone supporting your teeth are destroyed and surgical procedures are often required. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Can kumazasa extract cure gum disease?

Suggestion: If you have periodontal disease, it would be wise to seek the advice of a periodontist. S/he will use therapy and medicaments that have a proven track record of managing the disease. ...Read more

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Can I have gum disease and never know it?

Yes: Gum disease is assymptomatic until the very late stages. The pain only begins when there are major problems. Better to get it taken care of in the early stages. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for gum disease relief?

See a periodontist: If you rely only on oral hygiene and not a definitive treatment, the periodontal infection and gum disease always will come back. Periodontist will treat gum disease by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. A periodontist is a dentist specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gum disease and alveolar bone resorption. ...Read more

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What are some of the most common causes of gum disease?

No floss: Not brushing or flossing -- poor oral hygiene, is the most common cause. Smoking, uncontrolled blood sugar, stress, not seeing the dentist regularly are all factors that put you at greater risk for bad gums. ...Read more

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How to determine when you have been cured of gum disease?

How to determine when you have been cured of gum disease?

Dental examination : After undergoing treatment for periodontal disease, measurements called probing depths are taken by the dentist. These probing depths help determine your stability or if further treatment is indicated. ...Read more

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Question about gum disease and seeeimg expert/ who first?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the gum disease. See your dentist first for a full evaluation. Sometimes your dentist may refer you to a periodontist (gum specialist) for more severe cases. Furthermore, your medical doctor may also be involved as diseases like diabetes can affect the gums. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Gingivitis (Definition)

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