How can we protect ourselves?
Indeed, regular care can accompany the treatments prescribed by your dental surgeon.
It is also important to preserve the results of the treatment by having regular dental check-ups (every 2 to 6 months). During these visits, the dental surgeon will assess your dental hygiene, remove any scale if necessary and may propose daily support care.
. A bleeding gum is not a healthy gum and a dental surgeon's advice is essential for appropriate care.
. Dental hygiene remains the best means of preventing periodontal disease and is an essential treatment step.
. Ask your dental surgeon for advice concerning the brushing technique and the use of dental floss or interdental brushes.
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