What is ARESTIN?

Periodontal disease is a serious infection under your gumline. ARESTIN (minocycline hydrochloride) is an antibiotic that kills the bacteria that causes the infection. It’s placed directly in the infected areas—or “pockets”—in your gums. It’s applied right after scaling and root planing, the dental procedure [...]

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Gum Disease Prevention

Gum Disease Prevention There are gum disease prevention steps. Periodontal diseases are infections of the gums, which gradually destroy the support of your natural teeth. There are numerous disease entities requiring different treatment approaches. Dental plaque is the primary cause of gum disease in [...]

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What is a Prophylaxis?

A dental prophylaxis is a cleaning treatment performed to thoroughly clean the teeth and gums. Prophylaxis is an important dental treatment for stopping the progression of gingivitis and periodontal disease. Prophylaxis is an effective procedure in keeping the oral cavity in proper health and [...]

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How To Floss

Do you know how to floss? Many people are actually doing it all wrong! But don't worry, we are here to help! Periodontal disease usually appears between the teeth where your toothbrush cannot reach. Flossing is a very effective way to remove plaque from [...]

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