Recent scientific studies by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate that nearly ½ of all American adults over 30 years old suffer from some form of gum disease. An even higher percentage (nearly ⅔) of Americans over 64 have moderate to severe forms of periodontal disease. Common symptoms of gum disease, also called gingivitis or periodontitis, include:
Prior to the introduction of the Perio Tray® by Perio Protect, scaling or gum surgery, followed by long-term maintenance therapy, were the only options to fight serious gum disease known as periodontitis. While the tray therapy is not a replacement for this care, Perio Trays offers a long-term, minimally invasive treatment for gum disease to help minimize the need for repetitive scalings or surgical intervention.
If you’re suffering from gum disease like gingivitis or periodontitis, you may be wondering about Perio Protect and whether the Perio Tray is a viable gum disease treatment option for you. To find out, you should consult a certified Perio Tray provider. You’re in luck if you are in Alhambra, CA, where Dr. John Chao, one of the most experienced Perio Tray providers, is located. Dr. Chao has been a certified Perio Tray provider since 2005, providing Perio Tray gum disease treatments to patients with moderate to severe gum disease. By setting up a consultation with Dr. Chao, you can find out more about the benefits of the Perio Tray, how the Perio Tray works, and whether you can find relief from symptoms of gum disease with Perio Protect treatments.
When your dentist diagnoses you with gum disease, it can be a bit of a shock. This rings especially true for those who brush regularly, floss religiously, and rinse like no one’s business. Some may feel disheartened as they think they’ve done all the right things and still something, somewhere went wrong. Others may say ”eh, it’s only my mouth,” and never fully understand the extent of the real issue until it is too late and their teeth start falling out. Whether you are the patient who is disheartened to hear the news or the patient who wants to go away, Perio Protect® has a great addition to your gum disease treatment plan. How does it work well for everyone? This simple treatment, prescribed by your dentist, is an easy way to improve your gum health.
If you’re dealing with sore gums, it’s important that you take this warning sign seriously. Sore gums can be one of the first symptoms that you may be dealing with gingivitis or periodontitis. Gum disease is a very serious health problem that can be detrimental to your health. The Perio Protect team is on a mission to get the word out about the seriousness of this disease and to help people understand what they can do to treat it as well as prevent it.