Are your gums feeling sore or sensitive? Have you noticed that they turned red or purplish? Are your teeth around the affected area feeling loose or slightly out of place? You may very well be experiencing the symptoms for gum disease. Oftentimes, patients are afraid of what this could mean: will they need to have surgery? Will other treatments be painful? Are their teeth at risk?
In Englewood, NJ Dr. Stearns has opted for a new gum disease treatment known as ARESTIN®. This unique treatment targets the source of the disease and delivers an antibiotic treatment right to this same source. The treatment is easy and patients have remarked about how quickly their gums seemed to have healed. Read along to learn more about this innovative treatment.
ARESTIN is a serum comprised of tiny microspheres filled with antibiotics, and is directly injected into the site between the gums and teeth, where gum disease is present. Over the days to come, these microspheres slowly release the antibiotics, killing the bacteria festered there so your gums can heal.
ARESTIN can be used in conjunction with scaling, root planing, and other non-surgical therapies to increase your chances of healing. If you are found to have gum disease, don’t wait to search for treatments. We recommend that you contact us in Englewood, NJ to schedule a consultation with Dr. Stearns. During this consultation, you’ll be able to have your questions answered and learn more about ARESTIN.
While ARESTIN can help accelerate the healing process from gum disease, it’s still important to maintain good oral health habits to make sure you aren’t affected again. Take a look at the list below:
By following these simple tips, you can maintain a healthier smile and stronger teeth and gums. If you have any more questions about best practices for your oral health, contact us and one of our knowledgeable team members will be happy to speak with you.
Gum disease is very serious and could pose a threat to your oral health. ARESTIN, when combined with scaling or root planing, can help improve your oral health and eradicate the bacteria causing the symptoms. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you’re experiencing the symptoms of gum disease; addressing them quickly could help save your oral health and smile. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Stearns and learn more about how you can qualify for this revolutionary new treatment.