These books encapsulate my personal experience with fighting gum disease, described as follows:
I had pockets depths of 4 and 5mms and one 6mm pocket
My dentist told me I had moderate gum (periodontal) disease.
She and / or the hygienist also told me that the ONLY thing that would help me was a Scaling and Root Planing Treatment – Otherwise knowns as a SRP or "Deep Cleaning".
After applying the information I learned on my own and the tools that I employed the results were that my pocket depths returned to normal.
There was no more bleeding during dental cleanings, brushing or flossing.
I was told that I no longer needed the "Deep Cleaning" or SRP treatment and that whatever I was doing, I should "keep it up".
Pocket depths decreased to 3 mm or less. (They can fluctuate a bit between visits.)
It is important to note that you should always be under the care of a dentist – preferably a periodontist.
Modern dentistry does not believe that there is a cure for periodontal disease. Therefore, accordingly, you should only hope to control it and hopefully avoid more expensive treatments and costly teeth replacements.
Some folks agree with that viewpoint and perhaps others do not. That is in the realm of personal opinion.
Regardless, you shoud always be working with a dental professional to insure that what you are doing is working and that your situation remains under control.
I cannot guarantee that what I did will work for you. Every human body and everyone situation is different.
That is why it is imperative that you remain under the care of a dental professional.
However, I can share with you what has worked for me and many of the people I have spoken to… Read more…