Preventing periodontal disease

Prevent plaque buildup

Having detailed the many types of gum disease treatment available at Pure Periodontics, it’s important to note the ways in which you can prevent periodontitis and other forms of infections. Adhering to the following measures will ensure good oral hygiene.

  • Visit your dentist – it’s recommend that you attend regular appointments, at least once every 1-2 years (or more, if required).
  • Brush your teeth twice a day (morning and night) using toothpaste that contains fluoride.Perfect a good brushing technique – brushing should last at least 2 minutes.
  • Using an electric toothbrush can provide you with good dexterity to reach all those important areas.
  • Flossing.
  • Rinsing and gargling with a good mouthwash (medicated if necessary).
  • Avoid smoking.

Avoid plaque build up with a regular dental hygiene appointment and Air Flow polish. To book an appointment or to find out more please call us on 020 7247 7400 to speak our friendly team or fill out our contact form.