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What is the best treatment plan for chronic periodontitis?

What is the best treatment plan for chronic periodontitis?

Periodontal therapy: There is not one best option for treating chronic periodontitis. Your dentist or periodontist will develop an individualized treatment plan based upon your risk factors, specific condition of the teeth, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. James Wright
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Periodontitis (Definition)

Periodontitis is a general term for an inflammatory gum disease that has caused some degree of irreversible hard and soft tissue damage. While most treatments will put the disease into remission with rigorous patient home care and there are even some new therapies that can repair some of the damage, it is a major cause of tooth lose! Best to avoid the altogether with regular ...Read more


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What is the treatment for periodontitis?

There are multiple: There are different ways to treat - depending on disease severity. You can get great information from the official perio website - perio.Org or if you say where you are located - can give you a periodontist near by who could help you. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for periodontitis?

What is the treatment for  periodontitis?

Infection response: Periodontitis is an inflammatory response of the patient to the bacteria (biofilm) that causes the disease. Root planning used to be the "standard of care" but research shows all of the bacteria present at the beginning of the cleaning remain at the end. We have found the perio protect method that delivers medications to the pocket work better (j clin dent 2012). ...Read more

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What are some treatment options for periodontitis?

Depends: It depends on what stage your periodontitis is diagnosed (mild, moderate or severe) and what kind of osseous defect around the tooth (vertical or horizontal). Scaling/root planing with or without local antibiotic delivery is effective for mild-moderate periodontitis. Osseous surgery or regenerative procedures using bonegraft, membrane or emdogain is effective for moderate-severe periodontitis. ...Read more

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When is orthodontic treatment recommended for people with periodontitis?

When is orthodontic treatment recommended for people with periodontitis?

Not recommended. : Depending on the stage of your gum disease it is normally not recommended for people with severe to moderate periodontitis. Only recommended for people with maintained and minor periodontal disease. Hope that helps ...Read more

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If you have mild periodontitis with a SMALL amount of bone loss, is it still possible to get orthodontic treatment such as braces or is it dangerous?

If you have mild periodontitis with a SMALL amount of bone loss, is it still possible to get orthodontic treatment such as braces or is it dangerous?

Yes, you can: In many cases orthodontics can help reduce the symptoms of periodontal disease. Orthodontist should evaluate the periodontal tissues prior to beginning orthodontic treatment, and periodically update the evaluation throughout orthodontic treatment. ...Read more

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Is it true that early periodontitis is reversible?

Absolutly: There are many ways to reduce inflammation. A simple one is mixing 10 drops of oreganeo oil with 5 drops of olive and 5 drops of clove oil. Get a rubber tip and massage your gums with a few drops of the oil if its to strong reduce the oreganeo oil you should see a change in a few days. ...Read more

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How likely is it that a teenager would suffer from periodontitis?

Not brushing?: Unlikely unless pt is just not brushing and flossing regularly. are we having any oral or gum symptoms? if concerned should be the dentist ...Read more

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What type of bacteria is present in periodontitis?

Many: "red complex" bacteria consisting of porphyromonas gingivalis, treponema denticola, and tannerella forsythia are strongly associated with periodontal infection. The change from periodontal health to disease is associated with the displacement of a predominantly gram-positive bacterial flora in the periodontal sulcus by gram-negative anaerobes. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more