SEVEN HILLS DENTAL
Family, Orthodontic & Implant Dentistry
Periodontal disease is a progressive condition that leads to severe inflammation and tooth loss if left untreated. The best way to combat this, however you can use antibiotic treatments in combination with scaling and root planing or curettage surgery for example; they will help reduce bacteria before or after many common procedures like these are done on patients' gums.
Antibiotic treatments come in several different types, including oral forms and topical gels which are applied directly into the gum pockets. Research has shown that these medications can be incredibly effective for treating a variety of conditions such as acute periodontitis or refractory/prepubescent stages of this disease before puberty occurs when it's too late to reverse its effects on youthful bone growths near your teeth roots.
Antibiotics can be prescribed at a low dose for longer term use or as a short term medication to deter bacteria from re-colonizing.
Topical gel is more commonly prescribed than antibiotics that affect your entire body. Here are some specific details about several different types of oral antibiotics:
Topical Gels and Strips
Topical gels also happens much faster than swallowing tablets does; just one quick rubbing against tooth enamel suffices instead sometimes multiple doses being required over time.
Noticeable periodontal improvements are usually seen after systemic or oral antibiotic treatment. We will incorporate antibiotic treatments as necessary for the healing of your periodontal condition.