What do I need to do after my treatment?

Once your treatment is complete, you’ll still need to work to maintain your oral health. You’ll need to brush and floss on a daily basis and continue with your maintenance visits to your periodontist and general dentist. Because periodontal disease can recur even after active treatment, it’s important to professionally monitor your oral health to fend off any signs of disease. 

Because periodontal disease can recur even after active treatment, it’s important to professionally monitor your oral health to fend off any signs of disease. Your periodontist and general dentist will work together to coordinate your maintenance plan following your periodontal treatment.It’s important to remove the plague and tartar from the pockets because, aside from the bacterial toxins that irritate the gums, plaque and the rough surfaces of tartar make it easier for bacteria to get a foothold.