|Atridox is now available as a conservative,
non-surgical mode of periodontal therapy. It is mostly used when or if conventional
periodontal therapy, whether it be surgical or non-surgical (scaling and root planing),
does not appear to be working.
basically an antibiotic, namely doxycycline which many people have taken atleast once in
their lives. But, this new mode of delivery is much more effective than taking the
antibiotic in pill form (by mouth).
is placed directly into the pocket (see photo on left) and allowed to convert into
gel-form. It is thru this gel-type form of delivery into the pocket that allows the
antibiotic to become time-released over a one to two week period. In addition, the
antibiotic can penetrate deep into the pocket and reach even those bacteria (which are
susceptible) that are located within the gum tissue itself. It reaches beyond where
dental instruments can reach in many cases. Click here if you would like to learn much
more about the Atridox Research Results