disease with anti-bacterial compounds has always been a promising idea, but
anti-microbial agents in contact with dental plaque long enough to make it
effective, has been a
problem. Add to this, the fact that medications are
needed far below the gum line, and one can see the
associated with this sort of chemical treatment.
the FDA approved a new type of appliance that delivers anti-microbial agents
gum line and
holds these agents in contact with plaque to thoroughly destroy the bacterial
which make up
known as PerioProtect, uses a novel, patented, tray design that seals its inner
to the gum
tissue. When a 1.7% gel solution of
hydrogen peroxide is added to the tray, the oxygen
bubbles that are
released, create a build-up of pressure---pressure that forces the
gel all about the teeth
and even below the gum line into the deep pockets.
is a system which is showing amazing results in treating gum disease! Often, the weak
conquering gum disease has been a patient’s home care. Thorough removal of plaque on a
daily basis is
essential, and many times, patients just aren’t getting all the plaque off
their teeth. This
is especially true in hard
to reach areas, like those near periodontal pockets.
PerioProtect system makes efficient and effective plaque removal almost
trays in place for 10 minutes, after brushing and flossing, and let it do its
magic. It then
goes to work killing
any plaque bacteria left behind after your normal oral hygiene routine.
is proud to now offer this exciting new system to manage and control Adult
and we urge
all our patients on Periodontal Maintenance Care, to consider it. It has proven itself time
and time again
as one of the best ways to improve gingival health and stop gum disease in its
ASK ANY OF OUR STAFF MEMBERS OR DOCTOR ABOUT HOW THE PERIOPROTECT SYSTEM CAN BENEFIT YOU!