Users' questions

Are perio trays worth it?

Are perio trays worth it?

Arianna said her patients who use Perio Protect tray therapy have shown improvement, most getting amazing results. She said patients love the side effects: whiter teeth and fresher breath. Gretchen asked if compliance was a key factor in getting results, a great question that deserves a straightforward answer.

How much do Perio Protect trays cost?

Some patients will be able to avoid repetitive periodontal scaling or surgery by using this approach. Others may still need these additional interventions, but successful tray therapy can reduce the extent and severity for many. Patients using trays daily will spend around $200 per year for the 1.7% gel.

Is Perio Protect FDA approved?

Brown is one of the few dentists in the country offering Perio Protect, an FDA-approved system that removes plaque, bacteria and toxins between teeth and above and below the gum line. Perio Protect is recommended for patients with moderate to severe periodontal disease.

How long wear Perio Protect trays?

Wear your trays just 15 minutes while you watch TV, or shower, or on your morning commute. Treatment is comfortable and convenient with Perio Protect.

Can I eat after using Perio Daily defense?

Do not eat or drink anything or rinse your mouth for 30 minutes after using Perio Med.

Does Perio Protect whiten teeth?

Perio Protect Whitens Teeth, Too! The hydrogen peroxide gel used in the Perio Tray doesn’t just kill bacteria; it’s also a healthy, low-concentration tooth whitener. In fact, it’s very similar to many at-home teeth whitening products!

How do you clean Perio Trays?

Brush your teeth/ rinse with water to remove any excess medication. After every treatment, rinse your trays with COLD water. You can also lightly brush the trays with a soft toothbrush and hydrogen peroxide. Gently towel-dry the Perio Protect Trays and place them into the storage container.

Do I need periodontal maintenance forever?

Periodontal maintenance is therapeutic in nature and includes “removal of bacterial plaque and calculus from supragingival and subgingival regions, site specific scaling and root planing where indicated, and polishing the teeth.” Periodontal maintenance should always follow definitive periodontal therapy for a period …

Can Listerine cure periodontitis?

For people with periodontal disease, Toscano recommends Listerine because it reduces the bacteria that causes the disease. For those who are cavity-prone, he tends to recommend a high-fluoride rinse like Act.

What toothpaste is best for receding gums?

Sensodyne have established themselves as the number one toothpaste that reduces sensitivity caused by receding gums.

Do receding gums ever grow back?

The simple answer is, no. If your gums are damaged by, for example periodontitis, the most severe form of gum disease, it’s not possible for receding gums to grow back. However, even though receding gums can’t be reversed there are treatments that can help to stop the problem from getting worse.

How is our office using Perio protect Perio trays?

Your dentist should offer a variety of treatments for these very common and destructive diseases. Our office is now offering custom made “Perio Trays” for the treatment of gingivitis (infected gums), periodontitis (infected gums including irreversible bone loss), and implantitis (infected tissue around an implant).

How does Perio protect minimally invasive gum disease treatment?

Non-invasive trays deliver treatment deep below the gum line. Our patented, prescription trays allow medicine to reach bacteria that brushing and flossing cannot touch. Non-invasive trays deliver treatment deep below the gum line. Our patented, prescription trays allow medicine to reach bacteria that brushing and flossing cannot touch.

How long does it take to wear Perio protect?

The Perio Protect Method. Perio Protect is doctor-prescribed and patient-applied. When you receive your custom Perio Trays ®, your dental team will show you how to place a small amount of prescription medicine in each tray. You wear it for just minutes each day.

Can you use a mouth guard with Perio protect?

*You can not use just any trays for Perio Protect such as a mouth guard, or Invisalign. The trays are specifically designed to cover up the gum line so that the medicine gets into every nook and cranny. But you also have to be dedicated. I was told I would have to use this product 4 times a day for 15 mins at a time.