Gum medication

There are a variety of treatments for gum disease depending on the stage of disease, how you may have responded to earlier treatments, and your overall health.

Treatments range from non-surgical therapies that control bacterial growth to surgery to restore supportive tissues.

The main goal of treatment is to control your infection. Your dentist will look at what’s affected to figure out where to start

One of the methods of bacterial control is Medication. Honestly there is no magic pill or cream that can cure gum disease. Still, your dentist may prescribe medication as part of your treatment.

Antibiotic treatments can be used either in combination with surgery and other therapies, or alone, to reduce or temporarily eliminate the bacteria associated with gum disease or suppress the destruction of the tooth’s attachment to the bone.

Some medication treatment options for gum disease include:

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