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Montpelier Dentist | Montpelier dental care | VT | Arestin

Herbert Dental P.C.

25 State Street | Montpelier, VT 05602 | Phone: 802-229-4840

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Arestin: Fighting infection where it starts

You may have heard about gum disease, also known as "periodontitis" or "periodontal disease." Maybe a dental professional or hygienist recently told you that you have this infection.

But do you really know the difference between periodontal disease and other types of complications that can affect your mouth, such as gingivitis?

Do you know why it's so important to treat periodontal disease-and why brushing and flossing alone won't do the trick?

Most importantly, did you know that periodontal disease is today's #1 cause of tooth loss among American adults? Or that, although a causal relationship between periodontal disease and an elevated risk for systemic events has not been established,recent data suggest a possible association between periodontal disease and other health issues including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and preterm low birth-weight babies?

Fight infection right where it starts

ARESTINĀ® (minocycline hydrochloride) Microspheres, 1 mg is an effective antibiotic treatment that comes in powder form. This powder is placed inside infected periodontal pockets just after the dental professional finishes the scaling and root planing (SRP) procedure.

 
 
 
Montpelier Dentist. Dr. Richard Herbert and Dr. Lindsay Herbert provides Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Dental Crowns, Same Day Root Canal, Dental Bridges, TMJ to the following locations: Burlington, VT, White River Junction, VT, Barre, VT. Burlington, VT