Antibiotics for your gums
ARESTIN® makes scaling and root planing (SRP) more effective – See more at:
ARESTIN® with SRP is more effective than SRP alone Your dentist places ARESTIN® in the pockets below your gumline. This may happen at the time of SRP or on a follow-up visit. You may also receive ARESTIN® during routine periodontal maintenance.
Getting treatment is easy Your dentist will place these microspheres into infected areas after completing SRP. ARESTIN® will dissolve on its own, so no removal is required.
ARESTIN® is different from antibiotic pills ARESTIN® is different from an antibiotic you take as a pill, because it’s placed right where you need it. A pill can’t give you the level of antibiotic concentration in your gums that ARESTIN® can.
Confront your gum disease with an antibiotic treatment:
If you have periodontal (gum) disease, SRP is needed to help improve the health of your teeth and gums. Bacteria are the cause of gum disease. That’s why your dental professional may recommend ARESTIN®. It is an antibiotic that helps kill bacteria at the root of the problem. Take your dental professional’s advice—choose ARESTIN®.
What to expect as your gums heal after ARESTIN® with SRP, there are a few things you need to know. Follow these tips on caring for your teeth. With proper dental hygiene, it’s possible to avoid future problems with your gums.