We have a great gum disease treatment called scaling and root planing, which is explained in the ADA video clip below. In certain instances, Dr. Cuevas may also recommend Perio Protect®, a home treatment that involves wearing custom-made dental trays filled with an antibiotic. Made using impressions of your teeth, the trays look similar to those used for teeth whitening. The trays’ special seal ensures the medication goes where it’s needed, into the area under your gums. So, please take a look at the video for some good information about stopping the spread of oral bacteria and infection. Then, if you have any lingering questions about gum disease or other oral health issues, don’t hesitate to call Fairfield Smiles By Design at 203-349-3537 to request an appointment in Fairfield, CT.