Gum Disease Treatment

Periodontal (gum) disease is today’s #1 cause of tooth loss among North American adults!

Non-Surgical Periodontal (Gum) Disease Treatment – ARESTIN®

Periodontal diseases occur when a bacterial infection develops where the gums join the teeth. Harmful bacteria release enzymes that can cause underlying bone loss, receding gums and eventual tooth loss.

A periodontal assessment is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family for prevention of gum disease.

Causes

  • Bacterial plaque (low maintenance)
  • Smoking
  • Genetics
  • Hormonal changes (example: pregnancy)
  • Stress
  • Medications
  • Clenching
  • Diabetes
  • Other systemic diseases

Dawson is pleased to offer a treatment that fights the infection right where it starts.

ARESTIN® is an effective antibiotic treatment that comes in a needle-free powder form. This powder is gently placed inside infected periodontal pockets by your dental hygienist.

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