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Perio Protect® in Newton, MA

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What Is Perio Protect?

The Perio Protect Method™ is a minimally invasive gum disease treatment created for patients with periodontal (gum) conditions. Created for at-home use, the treatment works through a custom-made, patented Perio Tray™ fabricated with a unique sealing system. The mouth tray can be placed securely on the teeth to administer a prescription hydrogen peroxide medication below the gumline. The formula treats harmful, infectious bacteria to improve periodontal wellness and help stop the progression of gum disease. Perio Protect may be used in combination with other gum disease treatments or when alternative options have not been ideal. To learn more about this gum disease therapy or connect with a dentist who offers Perio Protect in Newton, MA, please contact Newton Centre Dental as soon as possible.

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Am I a Candidate for the Perio Protect Method?

Perio Protect allows for a pleasant, convenient, and self-administered way to treat periodontal concerns from the comfort of home. The ideal candidates for this treatment option may include:

  • Patients diagnosed with periodontitis or gingivitis
  • Individuals who have received or are undergoing gum disease treatment (pocket reduction surgery or scaling and root planing)

Gum problems can affect your oral and overall health in various ways and could lead to tooth loss and other health concerns when overlooked. Some of the more common signs and symptoms of gum disease involve:

  • A gumline that bleeds when brushing or flossing
  • Loose teeth
  • Bad breath
  • Swollen or tender gums
  • Gum recession

Should you have any symptoms or signs of gum problems, please let our dental staff know so we can determine if Perio Protect is right for your needs.

How Does Perio Protect Work?

To initiate the Perio Protect process, we will take impressions of your top and bottom teeth. These impressions will be forwarded to the Perio Protect lab, where your Perio Trays will be custom-made for an ideal fit. When your trays arrive at our facility, we will schedule a follow-up appointment to have you try them on and review your personalized treatment strategy. Our staff will explain how to place the Perio Protect formula in your trays and position them in your mouth. It is crucial to use your trays as directed by our team, which might initially mean wearing them 10 – 15 minutes for 2 – 3 times a day. Follow-up appointments may be scheduled at our Newton, MA dental practice so we can monitor your treatment progress and periodontal health.

Overview of Perio Tray Therapy

What Can I Expect After Using Perio Protect?

Our team will discuss the amount of time and how often the Perio Protect system should be used. After treatment, many patients notice less bleeding and gum inflammation, better periodontal pocket depths, and improved oral health. As an additional benefit, the Perio Protect medication helps brighten teeth and freshens breath. Maintaining daily brushing and flossing protocols and regular dental visits are essential for maximizing treatment outcomes and preserving periodontal health.

Does Insurance Cover Perio Protect?

The cost of Perio Protect may be partly covered under select dental insurance plans. Our staff will work with you to assess your insurance benefits and provide an estimate of any anticipated costs. At Newton Centre Dental, we strive to make oral care within reach for you and your family and accept several payment options for your convenience.

Protect Your Smile Against Gum Disease

Addressing periodontal disease through expert care is imperative to preserve your dental health and safeguard your smile. Perio Protect from Newton Centre Dental can be suitable for patients at various stages of periodontal infection and possibly reduce the need for gum surgery. For more information on gum disease or to meet with a Perio Protect dentist in Newton, MA, please contact our practice to request a consultation.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.