Category: Holistic Periodontal Care

Using Ozone Therapy To Target Harmful Periodontal Bacteria

The buildup of bacteria beneath your gum line can have serious consequences for your health. In time, periodontal disease can destroy tissues that support teeth, causing tooth loss to occur. Bacteria that move through your bloodstream after building up under your gums can actually create problems for your general health, leading to more complications from… Read more »

Could Ozone Therapy Enhance Your Gum Health?

Keeping your gums healthy is an important part of your overall oral hygiene routine, and in many ways, it’s just as simple. By preventing oral bacteria from accumulating heavily on your gum line, you can largely prevent the conditions that lead to gingivitis and more serious gum disease. However, controlling oral and periodontal bacteria isn’t… Read more »

Encouraging The Growth Of Healthy Gum Tissues

Periodontal disease is a harmful condition that can seriously impact your appearance, and your general health. When a person lets periodontal problems go unaddressed, the damage that occurs to the tissues supporting their teeth can result in tooth loss over time. Poorly managed gum health can also result in problems that make it harder for… Read more »

Can Platelet-Rich Therapy Boost Your Periodontal Health?

The goal of holistic periodontal treatment isn’t just to fight periodontal (gum) disease, but to do so in a way that optimizes your oral and periodontal health. For example, in addition to scaling and root planing to remove harmful bacteria from underneath your gums, you may also benefit from one or more minimally invasive treatments… Read more »

Should Ozone Be Part of Your Periodontal Maintenance?

The biggest factors that drive the development of periodontal disease are harmful oral bacteria, which is why targeting these microbes is one of the most important factors in treating it. For example, scaling and root planing (deep cleaning) actively removes the biofilms (plaque and tartar) that form on your teeth roots. At our Encinitas/San Diego… Read more »

3 Minimally Invasive Ways to Treat Periodontal Disease

Having periodontal disease, or gum disease, means that you no longer have the luxury of procrastinating when it comes to caring for your smile. The disease will continue to progress and affect more of your gum tissues with increasing severity, and in severe cases, it could cost you one or more teeth. Because of its… Read more »

A Holistic Approach to Healing Your Gums

Periodontal disease isn’t just common, it’s also a serious threat to every facet of your oral health if it’s allowed to develop. The extensive damage it could cause to your gums, periodontal ligaments, and jawbone structure can lead to serious conditions including tooth loss. Fortunately, patients in Encinitas/San Diego have a variety of options for… Read more »

A Few Holistic Ways to Improve Your Periodontal Health

Periodontal disease occurs in several different stages ranging from minor (gingivitis) to severe (periodontitis). Yet, the disease typically develops the same way – harmful oral bacteria overwhelm your gums, working their way underneath them and infecting the tissues. The level of damage the disease causes depends on the stage that it’s in when it’s treated,… Read more »

Could You Benefit from Perio Protect?

The good news for patients with periodontal disease (or who are at heightened risks for the disease) is that treating and controlling it isn’t usually difficult. With routine care and expert maintenance, you can save your smile from severe damage that often results from severe periodontal (gum) disease. For many patients in Encinitas/San Diego, that… Read more »

How Do Platelets Boost Your Periodontal Health?

Your body’s ability to heal plays a significant role in your long-term periodontal health. For instance, periodontal disease becomes a threat by affecting your immune system’s ability to remove harmful microbes, making it impossible for your periodontal tissues to heal. That’s why periodontal treatment often focuses on making your body’s healing processes more effective, such… Read more »