Periodontitis also known as periodontal disease is a gum disease you may have heard about. It is a very serious infection that damages soft tissue and the bone that supports your teeth. It is important to prevent further tooth loss to seek help with treatment normal brushing and flossing will not be enough. Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults in america. This disease has also been linked to other health issues like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and preterm low birth weird babies.
Fight infection right where it starts
After we finish the scaling and root planing(SRP) procedure ARESTIN® powder is placed inside infected periodontal pockets. ARESTIN® (minocycline hydrochloride) Microspheres, 1 mg is an effective antibiotic treatment that comes in powder form.