He indicates that the subgingival crevice--the deep gum pocket
cradling each tooth--has been repeatedly scrutinized in the search for microbes.
Conventional treatment can involve applying the antibiotic tetracycline, from gels or tapes, to the gum pocket
Ultrasound even cleans inside the gum pockets
in the tissue.
Periodchip, Arestin, Atridox are LAAs that are applied to the gum pockets
after the scaling and root planing.
Moreover, PD and the variety of bacteria and viruses found in the infected gum pockets
have been implicated as a possible causative factor in a wide variety of human illnesses including premature birth, coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis and others.
While bubinga can exude gum, Engle says he has rarely seen gum pockets
and when he did they were minimal and toward the center or pith of the tree.
These results are very positive, very consistent, and very encouraging related to the treatment of deep gum pockets
," said Yukna.
The wood has minerals and gum pockets
plus a "greasy feel" that interferes with machining, gluing and finishing.
If you have patients going on Dilantin, getting them to the dentist in 10 days can minimize that condition,'' by treating gum pockets
where bacteria lurks, he advised.
Special tools clear any gum pockets
of plaque and tartar, making it possible for gums to heal.
Bacterial chest infections are thought to be caused by breathing in fine droplets from the throat and mouth into the lungs and earlier studies suggested people were more likely to die from pneumonia if they had higher numbers of deep gum pockets
Severe and rapid resorption of teeth-supporting bone lead to gum pockets
surrounding the teeth, which in turn leads to a gum disease called acute periodontitis which will manifest as severe bleeding gums, food accumulation, foul odour, pus formation and mobility of the teeth.