Guided Biofilm Therapy
Preventive care through daily brushing and flossing followed by regular dental cleanings is one of the most important steps you can take in your dental health. Harmful bacteria found in plaque and debris can be highly destructive to your teeth, gums and supporting bone. At Salem Dental Arts, we follow a simple eight step routine in Guided Biofilm Therapy to help our patients remove bacteria. Together, we can help you achieve and then maintain healthier teeth and gums.
Guided Biofilm Treatment (GBT) is a prophylaxis treatment to remove bacteria filled biofilm from your teeth and below the gumline. Biofilm is a thick slimy layer that is secreted by bacteria, it can be difficult to remove and difficult to treat. We apply the following GBT steps:
Helping our patients keep their teeth and gums clean means better oral health. Gum disease, including gingivitis and chronic periodontitis can be highly destructive if left unattended. For more information, contact our Salem office at (978) 219-6566.