Antibiotic Treatments To Improve Your Oral Health

Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a common oral health concern that can lead to serious dental issues if left untreated. In some cases, our dentist may recommend antibiotic periodontal therapy as a crucial component of your treatment plan. This antimicrobial therapy has proven to be highly effective in combating gum disease and restoring oral health.

Antibiotic Periodontal Therapy: A Comprehensive Approach

Antibiotic treatment is often employed in conjunction with other periodontal treatments to ensure the best possible outcome. Dr. Daniel Charlton will assess the severity of your condition and determine whether antibiotic therapy is necessary. This therapy is typically administered after procedures like scaling and root planing, which involve the removal of plaque and tartar from your teeth and gums. In more advanced cases, gum surgery may precede antibiotic treatment to address deeper pockets of infection.

Targeting Bacterial Growth

Antibiotic therapy targets the root cause of gum disease – bacteria. Common antibiotics used in gum disease treatment include doxycycline, minocycline, tetracycline, amoxicillin, macrolide and metronidazole. These antibiotics are delivered directly into the infected periodontal pockets to eliminate harmful bacteria and promote healing.

There are several antibiotic medications available for gum disease treatment, including ARESTIN®, PerioChip®, ATRIDOX®, Actisite® and Elyzol. Dr. Daniel Charlton will work with you to determine the most suitable medication for your condition.

Post-Treatment Care

To maximize the effectiveness of your antibiotic periodontal therapy, it is crucial to follow post-treatment care instructions diligently. Maintaining a rigorous oral hygiene routine at home will help ensure the best results and a quicker recovery.

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If you have any questions about antibiotic periodontal treatment in Beverly Hills, California, or to schedule an appointment with our dentist, please contact Beverly Hills Dental Arts Studio today at 310-274-7005.

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