How Ozone Therapy Addresses Gum Disease

man with healthy gums smilingWhen it comes to poor gum health, problems can gradually grow in severity. At first, you can develop gingivitis, which occurs when bacteria start to build up on the roots of teeth beneath your gum line. Preventive oral health services can stop this infection before it grows more serious. However, if the problem does worsen, you can develop issues with periodontal disease. At this point, your infection can be more difficult to manage, and its impact on your well-being can be more serious. Dr. Kania provides many beneficial services at her Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice for those affected by periodontal disease. One service we can recommend is ozone therapy. This procedure relies on concentrated oxygen to destroy harmful periodontal bacteria while leaving healthy microbes alone!

The Importance Of Fighting Periodontal Bacteria

When periodontal bacteria gather below your gum line, you can experience potentially serious problems. Over time, those with periodontal disease can lose teeth because of damage to supportive tissues. They can also have a more difficult time managing their health in other ways. Gum disease can interfere with how you manage other health problems, and periodontal bacteria can cause issues elsewhere in your body after traveling through your bloodstream. There are even potential links between gum disease and an increased risk for heart disease!

Scheduling Ozone Therapy

Ozone therapy is a procedure that fights harmful bacteria without disrupting microbes that do not cause issues with your health. With concentrated oxygen, we can fight the accumulating anaerobic bacteria beneath your gums. Doing so will help us keep an infection controlled and prevent complications without potentially disrupting your mouth’s natural ecosystem.

We Can Discuss Your Different Treatment Options

While ozone therapy can be beneficial, it is not the only service that we provide to patients who want to fight bacteria affecting their well-being. We can use laser technology to remove harmful microbes and clear away infected gum tissues so that your body can replace them with healthy tissues. To help you manage periodontal problems at home, we can also provide Perio Protect, a take-home treatment for gum disease. When you see us to discuss your problems, we can use advanced technology to study your gums, determine the extent of your problems, and recommend solutions.

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

With ozone therapy, we can fight periodontal disease without disrupting the beneficial microbes that reside in your mouth. This service can help you manage your overall well-being and avoid the complications that can impact you if you do not keep an infection under control. We also provide services to help people with gingivitis avoid complications over time. If you would like to learn more about ozone therapy or any other services that we provide, pleaseĀ call Dr. Kania’s office in Encinitas/San Diego, CA, at (760) 642-0711.