2) Oral Irrigation
Oral irrigation helps control the presence of bacteria by physically debriding the gums and flushing plaque from them. This allows for normal healing and repair of the gums without sustaining further bacterial insult.
Proper nutrition and dietary supplementation
Vitamin B complex
Early tests are revealing that Coenzyme Q 10 (an enzyme produced in the body that diminishes with age) may also provide benefit for oral health.
Research into the field of gum therapy has given us proven therapies for the management of gingivitis and periodontitis. These therapies are performed at our office and can be followed up adjunctively at home in the hope of avoiding possible periodontal surgery. New to treatment periodontics are antibiotics and oral irrigation
Many in the nutrition field recognize the importance of proper nutrition and supplementation for overall health and well-being. The mouth tells us a great deal of what is going on in the body and may provide early indication of the lack of nutrients. Specifically, a diet that is rich in the following will help optimize oral health:
Antibiotics help to control the bacterial levels in the mouth by inhibiting their growth. Results are very promising in the hope of avoiding surgery, and in stabilizing existing periodontal conditions.
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