Posts Tagged ‘periodontal bacteria’
Can Antibiotics Help Stop Periodontal Disease?
Periodontal disease begins its life in the mouth with inflammation and breakdown from periodontal bacteria. Abundance of periodontal bacteria cause inflammation and infection. So, it makes sense that, antibiotics specifically geared toward periodontal bacteria, could offer some hope in bringing the disease under control. Antibiotics have been used for decades to fight many diseases but…Read More
What Is Peri-Implantitis?
Peri-implantitis – is a destructive process affecting the gums and bone surrounding dental implants. The various periodontal bacteria found surrounding failing dental implants (those affected by peri-implantitis) are very similar to those found in association with various forms of periodontal disease. Peri-implantitis is a unique complication when dealing with dental implants. Dental implants have a very high…Read More