Gum Infection Therapy
What is Gum Infection Therapy?
Gingivitis and gum disease can cause infections and inflammation. Because of this regular inflammation, gum infection therapy is needed to promote healing to the gum tissue and prevent the progression of periodontal disease. Gum infection therapy can be done quickly and easily in our office. The procedure is done according to your current condition and needs.
Why do you need Gum Infection Therapy?
The goal of gum infection therapy is to restore health to gum tissue that is infected and inflamed. Gum infections can occur out of nowhere or be a result of other conditions like gingivitis and periodontal disease. Some of the reasons you may require gum infection therapy include:
- You have advanced gingivitis or gum disease
- You have heavy buildup on your teeth (tartar and calculus)
- You are experiencing an active gum infection
What makes you a good candidate for Gum Infection Therapy?
Most people who are experiencing a gum infection will benefit from gum infection therapy. The therapy will help to reduce the pain, inflammation and redness that you’re experiencing as well as any pressure involved due to the infection. Infections can be present around the teeth, as is found with periodontal disease or underneath the teeth in the form of a periapical abscess.
What happens during the procedure for Gum Infection Therapy?
Because each patient is different and has varying needs, your gum infection therapy is specific to your oral health and well-being. Some treatments that are involved include antibiotic use, scaling and root planings, irrigation and gingivectomy. In order to determine which treatment is best for you, it’s important to come in for a full consultation and exam. We can help find the treatment that is best for you. It is important to continue with treatment to improve overall oral health and wellness. Dr. Lori Logan will customize a treatment plan specific to you. This can be what you need to solve issues involving pain, inflammation and gum swelling.
If you are in need of gum infection therapy, call our office today so that one of our helpful staff members can further assist you and schedule an appointment for you.