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What To Take For Gum Disease
Yes: See a dentist/periodontist asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Antibiotic: We don't use antibiotics for that.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you tell what's the best choice of antibiotic for treating periodontitis and gingivitis to be perscribed for a patient?
None needed: Gingivitis and periodontitis are chromic diseases. Antibiotics are used for acute problems we use antibiotics when we regenerate lost bone in periodontal disease see a periodontist to treat your problem treating gingivitis takes good cleanup to get the gums healthy again and you learning how to do effective oral hygiene. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nothing: There's nothing otc to "take" for a gum infection. If the gums themselves are infected you must see a dentist for resolution of the infection. If one or more teeth are infected and draining through the gums, you must see a dentist to control the infection. You really can't do this yourself. Please see a pro. Call asap. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Many options: Really depends on what is causing the "infection" it may involve better hygiene or more involved hygiene by the professional, rinses, antibiotics or even surgery. It all depends on the cause and severity. See a dentist or even a periodontist if it is severe. The dentist will also make sure the infection is truly gum related or possibly due to an abscess from a dead tooth. Then see an endodontist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Is there a kind of mouthwash that helps fight gum disease the best? My dentist told me I have mild gum disease, and that if i take care to brush and floss properly at home I should be able to fix it. What should I look for in a mouth wash to help fight gu
Xylitol: Xylitol kills bacteria and bushing with it can help with dental health. I have see patients who brush and floss regularly but still have some gum disease make a marked improvement by using a xylitol containing toothpaste. You may have to get it at a health food store. Less than 1 tube should make a difference. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
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