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How Can I Get Rid of Gum Disease?


Posted on 6/19/2023 by Dr. Christianne Lee
How Can I Get Rid of Gum Disease?Good dental hygiene should be practiced regularly, even if the natural teeth are healthy. Brushing and flossing teeth at least twice a day constitutes proper dental care. An interproximal brush is indicated if there is ample space between the teeth. When the space between its teeth is tiny, soft picks can be utilized. Patients with diabetes and others with mechanical issues may find that a toothbrush provides a more thorough cleaning.

Periodontitis is a challenging inflammatory process of the gums which is also known as Gum Disease. It will reoccur if proper dental hygiene is not maintained. Cleaning and scaling are necessary to eliminate filth and sludge and preserve periodontal health.

Scaling and Debridement


A healthcare expert will perform scaling and debridement to clean underneath the gumline. Hand tools or a laser instrument that breaks up the scale and calculus can do this. Root planning is used to smooth rough regions on the teeth' roots. Bacteria can become trapped between the rough areas, increasing the likelihood of gum disease. Depending on the amount of plaque and calculus, this may need one or two visits. Cleaning is often suggested twice a year and potentially more frequently pays much grime that develops. If you need to know how to get rid of gum disease, consider coming to see us.

Can Periodontitis Be Reversed?


You certainly can. Periodontitis can be reversed with frequent examinations and treatment, as well as continuing good dental hygiene. This is also a component of the therapy process once an infection has occurred.

Can a Continuous Brushing Teeth Help?


Brush your teeth at least twice a day using an appropriate toothbrush and toothpaste, paying particular attention to the chewing surfaces and the sides of your teeth. Every day, use floss or an incisal brush to clean between teeth and areas where the brush cannot reach. Dental floss is suitable for cleaning small gaps, while a dental brush is better for cleaning more significant areas.
When wiping around soft terrains, such as high-density teeth, yellow teeth, crowns, implants, fills, and so on, use particular caution. Use an antiviral mouthwash after brushing to help prevent germs from developing and minimize any inflammatory reactions in the mouth. For more information or to schedule your next appointment, call us today to get started.
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