Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth decay among adults. The condition is also commonly referred to as “gum disease” and can severely impact the quality of your smile. Periodontal disease is created from a buildup of untreated bacteria and plaque. It can eventually lead to major health issues such as diabetes and heart disease.
What is Arestin?
The best way to fight against gum disease is to use Arestin (minocycline hydrochloride). It is an antibiotic that are called microspheres. It contains 1mg of medication that is powder in substance. We will place Arestin inside your gum pockets that indicate signs of gum disease. Typically, this occurs after your hygienist completes a root and scaling procedure.
Do You Need Arestin?
We know how to tackle periodontal disease at its source, so you don’t have to. Visit us to find out how we can help you!