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Dental Solutions of Grant Ave.
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Commonly called gum disease, periodontal disease is caused by colonies of bacteria present on your teeth that get inside of the periodontal pockets. Periodontal pockets are the spaces that exist in between your teeth and gums. Gum disease can cause you to experience tenderness, infections and inflammation. If left untreated, gum disease can lead to tooth loss, as well as many other medical issues.

The traditional method of treating periodontal disease has been invasive surgery. However, Perio Protect® is a newly developed treatment option that can rescue your teeth without you having to undergo surgery. If you are interested in Perio Protect performed by one of our Perio Protect dentists, give our office a call today.

What Is Perio Protect?

Perio Protect treatment is a method of treatment that is customized by a dentist for each patient. This treatment helps in managing the destructive biofilms that form on the teeth. Past treatment methods utilized surgery, which is invasive and involves removing gum tissue, which makes the teeth more sensitive. Surgery also causes wounds that are at a high risk of collecting even more bacteria before they have fully healed.

Perio Protect utilizes a series of patented trays that deliver peroxide into the periodontal pockets, which kills the bacteria in the pockets. The treatment trays are custom fitted to your teeth and are designed to hold the medication so that it is delivered to the areas where you need treatment the most. The medication used in the treatment process is a low dosage of hydrogen peroxide (1.7 percent) that carefully cleans your gums and keeps your breath fresh. It also makes it less likely for you to need surgery. In cases where surgery is still necessary, Perio Treatment can help to improve the results.

There is no cure for gum disease, making Perio Protect an ideal treatment method for managing bacteria buildup and preventing the bacteria from again taking hold in the gum pockets. Perio Protect treatment is so effective because it can be done at home every day. For more information on how you can use this at-home gum disease treatment, talk to one of our Perio Protect dentists today.

Can You Tell Me How Long Perio Protect Takes?

The time it takes to see results from your Perio Protect treatments will vary depending upon the severity of your periodontal disease. The beginning phase of the treatment begins with your dentist making a customized mold of your teeth and sending it to a lab so that your trays can be made. The trays fit into your mouth just as a mouth guard would and you will place the medication into the trays.

Your dentist will decide how often you need to wear your trays to achieve the results you need. Daily use can achieve dramatic effects. The trays are only worn for period 10 to 15 minutes at a time.

What Benefits Are There for Perio Protect?

Patients who have given Perio Protect reviews are often impressed by the effectiveness of this treatment plan. It is a convenient, simple and comfortable treatment option because it can be done at home and is noninvasive. You will be able to fit your Perio Protect treatments into your daily routine easily.

Because your gums are connected to your vital organs and your bloodstream, it is imperative that you get your gum disease under control before it leads to serious health problems. By getting treated with Perio Protect in Northeast Philadelphia, you will be able to prevent up to 90 percent of damaging bacteria.

Many of our patients who have given Perio Protect reviews have mentioned that their mouths feel healthier after utilizing this treatment. They also say that their breath was fresher and their teeth were whiter. If you would like to learn more about how Perio treatment could benefit you, contact our staff today to book an appointment.

Does a Perio Protect Dentist Need Specialized Training?

Dentists require training before they are able to prescribe this treatment method and educate their patients on how to use it. Our Perio Protect dentists have undergone the required training and certification process that is required to provide patients with Perio Protect in Northeast Philadelphia.

How Much Will Perio Protect Cost?

There is no fixed price for Perio Protect treatments. This is because it is a customized and comprehensive treatment method that utilizes several products. For example, you will have separate expenses for the trays and for the prescription medication. The amount of time you will undergo treatment and how much medication you require will also impact your overall Perio Protect cost. Speak with one of our dentists to learn more about what the cost for your Perio Protect treatment will be.

Does Insurance Cover Perio Protect?

To find out if your dental insurance will cover the Perio Protect cost, you will need to contact your provider to see if your policy offers coverage for this treatment. All you have to do is ask your insurance company if your plan offers benefits for the insurance code D5994. If you are having difficulty determining whether you are covered for Perio Protect, talk to one of our knowledgeable staff members.

Is Perio Protect Right for Me?

Perio Protect is an ideal treatment method for anyone who is suffering from periodontal disease and doesn’t wish to pursue surgical treatment. You should speak with a dentist about whether or not your issues are too severe for Perio Protect treatments. Some patients require traditional methods alongside Perio Protect.

To learn more about what kind of Perio Protect results you can expect, book your appointment with us today.

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