Periodontal Therapy

1. Be careful with anesthetized area.
2. Massage & brush gum tissue to clean & stimulate.
3. Floss daily or use other inter-tooth cleaner.
4. Some post operative discomfort may occur, for relief take
    over-the-counter pain medication as needed. (Advil, Tylenol, Aspirin)
5. Day after periodontal therapy begin to rinse gently with warm salt water
    (8 oz. warm water and 1 tsp. salt) continue 3-4 times daily for 3-7 days.
6. How to use Peridex when prescribed:

  • Brush in bleeding areas and swish for 30 seconds twice daily.
  • Areas that begin to stain need better cleaning.
  • Do not rinse or eat for 30 minutes after rinsing.
  • Most effective when used daily for 6 weeks.

7. Notify our office if you have continuous sensitivity or pain.