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What Is Perioprotect® and How Can It Help With Gum Disease?

At Broadway Family Dentistry in Minot, ND, Drs. Stanley Hirst and Bethany Jensen are committed to providing patients with solutions for their smiles. This includes ways to combat the infection, more commonly known as gum disease. Gum disease, or periodontal disease, can affect the teeth and gums within the smile in a negative manner. The infection can cause the loss of jawbone, gum tissue, and even teeth if not treated as soon as possible.

What Treatment Options Can I Use To Address My Condition?

Once you have received a definitive diagnosis of periodontal disease from our team, it is time to start treatment. We may begin by performing a procedure known as scaling and root planing, which cleans the teeth underneath the gum line on the tooth root and above. This removes plaque, tartar, and calculus. We may also administer antibiotics, either directly onto the teeth and gums or as an oral medication. Then, we integrate PerioProtect® treatment.

What Is PerioProtect®?

PerioProtect® is an FDA-cleared, specific, and patented delivery system for delivering medications deep below the gum line. It is clinically proven to be both safe and effective in the treatment of gingivitis, periodontal disease, and bad breath. The PerioProtect® Method uses a custom-fitted tray that is filled with a medicated gel. The tray is worn for a short period of time each day. As the gel dissolves, it releases medication that penetrates below the gum line to kill bacteria and promote healing.

What Are the Benefits of PerioProtect®?

The PerioProtect® treatment is simple to use and easy to incorporate into your daily routine. It is an affordable way to treat and prevent gum disease and keep your smile healthy and bright between dental visits. Talk to the team at Broadway Family Dentistry to learn more about how PerioProtect® can help you protect your smile and address the infection that comes along with this disease.

Schedule an Appointment at Broadway Family Dentistry Today!

Visit our practice to speak to Drs. Stanley Hirst and Bethany Jensen to learn more about PerioProtect® and get started on the path towards a healthy, beautiful smile free from periodontal disease! Call 701-839-1299 to request an appointment at our state-of-the-art facility in Minot, ND.