Perio Protect® is a prescription solution that is formulated to remove bacteria that inhabits your teeth and gums and is used in the convenience of your own home. A customized dental tray filled with the prescription solution can be placed in the periodontal pockets daily to ensure to limit the growth of bacteria. Perio Protect® is a preventative measure used to maintain the health of your gums between treatments.
Using Perio Protect® in San Diego, CA, can help you avoid the consequences of gum disease without surgery. Perio Protect® can help you avoid undergoing repeated procedures to treat gum disease by controlling the bacteria population in your mouth. In some cases, though, Drs. Meester and Olafsen may recommend that you use Perio Protect® before gum disease treatment to reduce the amount of bacteria in your mouth and limit the chance of it entering the bloodstream during a procedure. Preventing gum disease is critical to not just your oral health but to your overall health as well.