If you have developed periodontal pockets which are difficult to clean, then schedule a visit to Fischer Family and Cosmetic Dentistry for pocket irrigation. When Drs. Fischer flush away harmful bacteria, they help reduce the size of these pockets and fight gum disease. Call our dentists if you want to benefit from pocket irrigation in Centreville, Virginia.
Patient with periodontal disease usually have a lot more bacteria in their mouth, especially in areas between their teeth. As a result of this disease, they often develop periodontal pockets, which is where the gums pull away from the teeth. Plaque and bacteria also collect in these areas under the gum line, and they are very difficult to clean. In order to reduce the size of these pockets, remove bacteria, and keep your mouth healthy, we will perform a pocket irrigation procedure.
This service is also known as oral irrigation. We will essentially flush out your mouth using water or an antibiotic cleanser. Doing so removes bacteria from between your teeth and under the gum line, helping to reverse gum disease by preventing the bacteria from worsening it. When we perform this service, your mouth will feel cleaner, your breath will smell better, and you will start to become healthier. Call our office today if you want to learn more about pocket irrigation.