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How do I avoid developing periodontal disease?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dell Goodrick
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maintain Hygiene

See your hygienist at the prescribed frequency for you, no longer than 6 months, (some people are 3-4 months).
Follow home care instructions given. Maintain effective home care with proper brushing minimally twice a day, preferably with an electric toothbrush, and floss daily! ask your dental professional for instructions for oral hygiene if you are not sure if you are being effective.

In brief: Maintain Hygiene

See your hygienist at the prescribed frequency for you, no longer than 6 months, (some people are 3-4 months).
Follow home care instructions given. Maintain effective home care with proper brushing minimally twice a day, preferably with an electric toothbrush, and floss daily! ask your dental professional for instructions for oral hygiene if you are not sure if you are being effective.
Dr. Dell Goodrick
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Oral hygiene

Regular brushing, flossing and regular dental cleaning by a dental hygienist.

In brief: Oral hygiene

Regular brushing, flossing and regular dental cleaning by a dental hygienist.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. James Donley
Thorough & proper flossing and brushing everyday to remove the infective plaque. I find that about 90% of people do not know what this means or how to do it properly. We encourage our patients to use the Rotadent electric brush daily and to use Closys mouth rinse and toothpaste twice a day. This combination reduces the amount of plaque forming, kills the bad bacteria and refreshes the mouth and breath.
Dr. Stephen Gordon
Dentistry

In brief: Effort

World health organization study shows a majority of adults have some degree of periodontal disease.
This is the oral-systemic link where bacteria from the mouth enter the bloodstream through bleeding gums. Leads to medical problems. See your dentist to formulate a plan. Look up perio protect as a non-surgical treatment option to reverse damage.

In brief: Effort

World health organization study shows a majority of adults have some degree of periodontal disease.
This is the oral-systemic link where bacteria from the mouth enter the bloodstream through bleeding gums. Leads to medical problems. See your dentist to formulate a plan. Look up perio protect as a non-surgical treatment option to reverse damage.
Dr. Stephen Gordon
Dr. Stephen Gordon
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