Fighting Periodontal Bacteria With Oxygen

Does it matter when you learn that you need treatment for gum disease? An early warning can lead to preventive services, which can reverse the infection before you have long-term difficulties to worry over. In time, as bacteria continue to spread and periodontal pockets deepen, you can experience more worrying concerns and have more trouble managing the problem. At this stage, our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can help you learn more about your treatment options. One approach relies on concentrated oxygen to destroy harmful microbes. Part of the appeal of this procedure, known as ozone therapy, is that it can rid you of unwelcome anaerobic bacteria without affecting healthy microbes.

Periodontal Bacteria Can Cause Significant Health Issues

As time passes without treatment, your reversible case of gingivitis can turn into a harder-to-control issue with periodontal disease. As bacteria spread and multiply, more problems can affect your tissues. The destruction of gums and ligaments that causes risks for tooth loss. Bacteria that move through your blood stream can make you more vulnerable to new health issues, including problems with heart disease!

One thing to remember is that while you need to fight the accumulation of harmful anaerobic bacteria when you have an infection, you also have healthy bacteria. When these microbes are destroyed, it can disrupt your mouth’s ecosystem. Through ozone therapy, we can take care of unwelcome agents while preserving healthy bacteria.

Using Ozone Therapy To Manage Your Infection

Effectively fighting periodontal disease means taking action against the spread of harmful anaerobic bacteria present in your mouth. Ozone therapy actually fights these microbes through concentrated treatments of oxygen. We can use oxygen in both liquid and gas form to fight your infection. This approach helps us destroy unwelcome agents without disrupting your mouth’s ecosystem, which makes it easier for you to naturally fight off problems.

Learn About Your Different Treatment Options

There are several approaches that we can take to fighting your infection. For someone who sees us in time, we can recommend a scaling and root planing to prevent further trouble. We can also begin Supportive Periodontal Maintenance appointments, something that helps those affected by an infection avoid complications. For more severe problems, we can recommend treatments that use lasers to carefully remove unhealthy gums and also directly deal with concentrations of bacteria.

Talk To Your Encinitas/San Diego, CA Periodontist About Ozone Therapy

Ozone therapy provides a treatment option that can destroy unhealthy bacteria without creating issues for beneficial microbes that support your mouth’s healthy ecosystem. When you come to our practice, you can learn more about this and other services that we provide. If you would like to find out more, call Dr. Kania’s office in Encinitas/San Diego, CA, at (760) 642-0711.