Periodontal (gum) disease

Periodontal Gum Disease Shown With Diagram

Gum disease is caused by bacteria below the gumline and is the number one cause of adult tooth loss in the United States. Many people ignore their dentist’s advice to treat gum disease in its early stages.

You can do more now to prevent gum disease from progressing further. If left untreated, gum disease can lead to more serious problems that may require surgery.

Your hygienist can perform scaling and root planing and applying ARESTIN®, to help you treat moderate to severe gum disease.

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Arestin is used as an adjunct to scaling and root planing for the reduction of pocket depth in patients with adult periodontitis. Arestin may be used as part of a periodontal maintenance program, which includes good oral hygiene.