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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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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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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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Are my dentists being honest when they say i need treatment to prevent gingivitis and pre-periodontal disease?

Are my dentists being honest when they say i need treatment to prevent gingivitis and pre-periodontal disease?

FYI: Dentist have moved into the number five spot for ranking professions based on their honesty and ethical standards according to the latest Gallup poll. The Gallup Top Ten in order were: Nurses, Pharmacists, Physicians, Engineers, Dentists, Police Officers, College Teachers, Clergy, Psychiatrists, and Chiropractors. Call your dentist today for prevention and prophylaxis appointment. ...Read more

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Perioscopy is a fast, non-surgical treatment for periodontal disease. Why is it very difficult to find a dental office that has this endoscope?

Perioscopy is a fast, non-surgical treatment for periodontal disease. Why is it very difficult to find a dental office that has this endoscope?

Dental scope: I have never hear of perioscopy in dentistry. Maybe it is periodontal surgery done under a microscope.this is not needed, periodontal surgery can be accomplished with dental loupes like most dentists have. This is probably a higher fee for no better treatment. If you are talking about a root canal then a microscope can help for difficult cases. Every endodontist Has a endoscope for root canals ...Read more

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How effective is antibiotics therapy in stopping periodontal disease?

How effective is antibiotics therapy in stopping periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease: While antibiotic therapy (in many forms) might be an adjunct with other preventative and curative treatments, it alone cannot resolve periodontal (gum) disease. The degree and extent of the disease as well as any contributing factors all need to be worked into a proper treatment plan. Consult with a Periodontist who can go over your medical and dental history, examine you clinically & take x-rays ...Read more

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How do I cure periodontal disease?

How do I cure periodontal disease?

See periodontist: See a periodontist and get a plan.............. ...Read more

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How can I cure periodontal disease?

You can't : There is no cure for periodontal disease there is elimination of periodontal disease the periodontist can eliminate the disease thru treatment and you can eliminate its return by good oral hygiene and regular professional cleanings but you can't sterilize the mouth, plaque will still form and your bacteria will still give off its acid waste products to attack your gums. Good oral hygiene please! ...Read more