Our team offers care to help smiles stray free of periodontal disease, or to manage the disease to avoid complications like tooth loss. When possible, we take a preventive and holistic approach. In today’s blog, your Encinitas/San Diego, CA, periodontist talks about our holistic treatments for periodontal disease.
To maintain healthy gums and keep disease at bay, our team can provide preventive treatments for those with risk factors or the early stages of gingivitis. For example, a routine dental cleaning from our team of hygienists removes harmful plaque and tartar buildup to prevent major inflammation and other complications. If you have inflammation, we could help manage the disease with a deep cleaning, in which we remove the buildup from both the teeth and the roots as well. This reduces inflammation and helps the irritated tissues heal. Finally, we could offer antimicrobial therapy to destroy harmful bacteria in the mouth. This can be done via topical or systemic measures, and helps keep your gingival tissues healthy.
Changes to Your Lifestyle
Our team members can also discuss possible changes to your daily routine to help protect your smile. For example, we could prescribe nutritional supplements, including vitamins C and D, and Omega-3 fatty acids, to improve the overall health of your gums. We can also discuss better oral hygiene habits, such as proper brushing and flossing, to effectively remove particles of food and drink and to fight inflammation and periodontal disease. This also fights plaque and tartar buildup, keeping the layers to a minimum until you can see us to have them removed with a routine dental cleaning.
We also provide a holistic approach with our alternative treatments. These employ the same medicines and therapies used to promote the growth and repair of tendons, ligaments, and muscle joints. We use them to promote better gum health, so you can avoid the onset of the disease, or so we can manage it in the early stages to prevent the need for surgeries and more extensive treatments down the road.
If you have any questions about how our team treats issues like gum disease, or how we promote good periodontal health, then contact our team today to learn more. Managing your gum health helps you avoid painful symptoms and the risk of adult tooth loss too. We’re happy to discuss our holistic approach, and help you on your journey to a stronger and healthier smile.
Talk To Your Encinitas/San Diego, CA Periodontist About Holistic Care
Our team offers a comprehensive array of treatment options for poor gum health. If you would like to find out more about treating issues like periodontal disease, then call Dr. Kania’s office in Encinitas/San Diego, CA, at (760) 642-0711.