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Natural and Herbal Therapies in Periodontal Care

Posted on 3/1/2024 by Weo Admin
a 3d rendering of the stages of gum diseaseFor patients who are interested in incorporating natural wellness principles into their gum disease treatment, exploring holistic alternatives beyond surgical or pharmaceutical interventions can be a sensible choice. Recent research suggests that specific herbal remedies or whole-body-focused regimens may have a positive impact on oral health.

Anti-Inflammatory Herbs Offer Measurable Benefits

Certain plant compounds exhibit inflammation-regulating abilities that translate to gum tissue improvements in some cases. For instance, early trials found turmeric, green tea, and aloe vera may curb inflammation, assist healing after deep cleanings, and reduce pocket depth measurements when used topically or systemically.

Additionally, early-phase studies on oral probiotics show measured improvements in gum inflammation and clinical attachment levels for patients with chronic periodontal defects. As science continues illuminating complementary biological agents, more options may emerge.

A Personalized Integrative Medical Model

We believe in a personalized approach to oral health that goes beyond a one-size-fits-all natural medicine approach. We work closely with our patients to understand the specific oral-systemic connections that are relevant to their situation. Our goal is to create customized treatment plans that combine traditional methods with scientifically proven natural interventions for the best possible results.

These plans may include the use of herbal agents, nutritional support, advanced home care techniques, stress reduction strategies, and the balancing of oral microbes through probiotics. By addressing the body, mind, and oral cavity together and utilizing both conventional and innovative therapies, we tap into the full potential for healing.

Communicate Openly About Complementary Therapy Interests

Please inform us if you currently use specific supplements, herbs, or home remedies intended to impact gum health. Sharing these details allows us to understand your complete health history, advise on potential interactions, and calibrate your integrative care plan accordingly.

Likewise, let us know if you wish to explore certain alternatives so we can discuss evidence backing any proposals, incorporating safely with existing medications/conditions. Our goal is to forge an open, judgment-free partnership where all patient priorities and preferences get voiced, respected, and integrated for optimal well-being.

Together, we can determine which natural interventions to harness or trial selectively based on your specific periodontal disease profile, risks, and goals. Contact us today to begin building your personalized oral-systemic wellness protocol.

Scholes Periodontics & Implants in Chandler, AZ
Scholes Periodontics & Implants
Dr. Scholes
595 N Dobson Rd B#34
Chandler, AZ 85224

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