Protecting Your Periodontal Health At Home

At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we are ready to help patients who are trying to fight the effects of periodontal disease, in addition to those who want to prevent an infection of their gums from becoming more serious. We provide care that is modern and patient-friendly, with the goal of delivering meaningful oral health support in a comfortable atmosphere. With that said, we also understand the importance that daily care can play in protection a person’s smile. We can offer tips to help you better maintain your periodontal health. For those who are trying to actively fight periodontal bacteria, we can offer Perio Protect to assist in their efforts between appointments.

Your Oral Hygiene Routine Can Protect Your Gums

Daily dental care in the form of brushing and flossing can be vital to your overall efforts to protect your gums. After all, when these actions are performed effectively, they stop bacteria from gathering at your gum line. Because of this, you can prevent an infection that could ultimately lead to periodontal disease. As part of each brushing and flossing session, make sure you spend time cleaning the area of your gum line.

Smoking And Your Risk For Periodontal Disease

If you use tobacco products, you can expose yourself to health issues that should alarm you. In addition to creating concerns for your respiratory health, smoking can create problems for your periodontal well-being. By cutting smoking out of your life, you can make yourself more resistant to periodontal infections, and less likely to develop an infection. You also protect yourself against issues like teeth stains, and lower your risk for oral cancer.

We Can Provide You With A Take-Home Treatment For Periodontal Infection

If you are trying to fight the effects of periodontal disease, an effective strategy for fighting bacteria beneath your gums is important. At our practice, we can perform a scaling and root planing to help you, and we can eliminate unwelcome microbes with ozone therapy. You should know that you can also protect yourself with Perio Protect! This take-home defense includes special trays, and antibacterial agents that can you can apply directly to periodontal tissues. Doing this on a regular basis can make managing your condition between professional appointments easier!

Talk To Dr. Kania For Tips On Protecting Your Gums At Home

At our Encinitas/San Diego periodontal practice, Dr. Kania is ready to meet with people who want to avoid periodontal disease, and we are also ready to work with those who are struggling with the effects of an infection already. In addition to working with you at our practice, we can offer guidance you can follow to better protect yourself between appointments! If you are ready to seek Dr. Kania’s expertise, contact her office today at (760) 642-0711.