HUNTER CENTRE for ORAL HEALTH
Dr Leonard Fabre

FAQ Oral Health Therapy

ORAL HEALTH FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

More information is available at www.perio.org

 

 

WHAT IS THE TREATMENT?  The treatment is painless specialised cleaning.

 

»      You will be numb and you can have laughing gas [at an additional cost] to relax you if you are worried. 

»      YOUR GUMS WILL NOT NEED CUTTING [as some people might think], The treatment is non-surgical

»      cleaning tools  remove the hardened germs under and around your gums. 

»       a spray of bicarb soda is used to deep clean under the gums.......quite refreshing.

 

WHY DO I NEED ANTIBIOTICS SOMETIMES?

 

*  Antibiotics are needed because the germs are not only in your gum but have ALSO got into your bones.

*  Please start the antibiotics 1 day before your 2  Intensive Treatment therapy appointments.

 

 I have had my consultation  WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

 

*  start your Home Care as explained at the consultation visit using the recommended Curasept Gel or Toothpaste and Piksters.

* Home Care is the cornerstone of successful treatment please commence home care straight away and continue 

*  you will need 2 visits in the same week for the Initial Treatment then a follow up visit 6to 8 weeks later

*   PLEASE EAT BEFORE YOUR TREATMENT – you will be numb afterward

 

HOW OFTEN DO I NEED THIS TREATMENT? 
The aim is you wont need intensive treatment again
The Cornerstone of oral health is following home care and regular checks

 

·       In 6 weeks Please return  for a review to check healing and trouble shoot and some minor therapy.

·       in four [4] months return for maintenance therapy and review

·       maintenance needs will be determined at this visit [approximately every 4 or so months].

 

WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY MAINTENANCE THERAPY?

 

{  Well, let’s just think of the mouth as like a garden............Gardens have to be maintained or the weeds will return (even the Queens garden).  So keep up your gardening J with the recommended Curasept product and Piksters as advised. 

{  Along with a planned visit from the professional gardener J to reach areas out of your reach and check the healing and health of your mouth and do some measurements when needed. 

{  Your mouth will stay very healthy which is good for your general health.

 

WHICH CURASEPT PRODUCT DO I USE ?

 

*  There is CURASEPT GEL ADS 350 GEL & CURASEPT ADS705 TOOTHPASTE

*  The GEL is normally us ed for the 1st 4 months, after that the 705 toothpaste unless otherwise advised

 

HOW do I use Curasept ?

 

*  Use fingernail sized amount of CURASEPT very economical J

*  Brush the gums and teeth firmly and vigorously. Remember how this was demonstrated in your mouth J

*  Use Pickster between your teeth with Curasept on it

*  Spit out excess BUT DO NOT RINSE. Unless there is a lot of blood 

*  Then reapply the Curasept product around your gums.

*  Remember to wipe Curasept under your dentures before putting them in all day freshness

 

  PLEASE DO NOT USE NORMAL COMMERCIAL TOOTHPASTE OR MOUTH RINSES BECAUSE THEY REDUCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE CURASEPT PRODUCT LLL.  

  Please follow the recommendations and you may be able to return to your favourite toothpaste & rinse at a later stage.

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