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Perio Protect

Perio Protect is a comprehensive approach to gum disease treatment and is used by hygienists to help keep periodontal disease under control for long periods of time after initial therapy.

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Perio Protect helps control the cyclical and, to some extent, unpredictable nature of periodontitis. It helps to decrease the risk for further gum tissue damage over a period of years. In fact, the Perio Protect Tray was created to help patients fight periodontal diseases in the most minimally invasive way possible and with the least amount of disruption to their quality of life.

The special internal seals in the Perio Protect tray make it possible to place medication directly into the pockets between teeth and gum tissue. Your dentist or hygienist will measure your mouth and our lab will create a customized internal seal for each Perio Tray.

The specially-designed Perio Protect tray works because the pressure created by the seal forces the medication into pockets under the gum line, reaching deeper than any other non-invasive gum disease treatment is able to.

Used daily, Perio Protect fights bacterial infections and allows your gums to heal.

 

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Perio Protect – A Minimally-Invasive Gum Disease Treatment That Works

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Perio Protect is a great option for patients who suffer from periodontal issues as a way to treat the disease without resorting to more invasive treatment options.

Perio Protect is a more comfortable, effective, and less invasive option that delivers medication deep below the gums.

It is even very easy to use for at-home care. Patients are able to simply add medication and wear the tray — no special training or know-how required.

 

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Gum Disease Treatment Options

Chronic gum disease, aggressive periodontitis, chronic periodontitis and necrotizing periodontal disease are the most common forms of gum disease. A dentist or periodontist may recommend certain procedures after your diagnosis and will put together a treatment plan.

Most hygienists will begin treatment with scaling and root planing, or nonsurgical periodontal therapy. Adjunct therapy, such as antimicrobial medicines, may follow.

This is where Perio Protect comes in. The goal is to treat your gum disease at home with custom-made trays and medicine. Gum disease will be kept at bay, with only careful monitoring and hygiene cleanings needed after that point.

When gum disease is not controlled, LANAP therapy might be needed.

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About Our Practice

Spodak Dental Group is a comprehensive dental destination providing all general and specialty services in one convenient, state-of-the-art, LEED Gold Certified facility. Our team of General and Restorative Dentists, Endodontists, Periodontists, Prosthodontists, Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and Anesthesiologists are uniquely equipped to treat all dental health needs.

Our belief is that the best dentistry is no dentistry, so we always put our patients and their smile goals first.

When treating gum disease, there are several steps that our hygiene team will take before suggesting more invasive treatment. Perio Protect is a great way to conservatively treat gum disease and hopefully stop its progression.

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For your convenience we gladly accept:

  • Cash Check
  • Debit Credit
  • Apple Pay

Long term financing options:

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Provider for most PPO
Dental Insurances:

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Florida Combined Life
  • Guardian
  • Met Life
  • Dha
  • Assurant
  • Comp Benefits
  • Fortis
  • Humana
  • Principal
  • United Concordia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Delta
  • Geha
  • Lincoln Financial
  • Solstice
  • United Health Care

If your PPO dental plan is not listed, please contact us as we may be able to electronically file your claim with your insurance company and file for your reimbursement.

In-office Insurance:

No insurance? No problem. We offer in-office insurance for your convenience.

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We take the time to review all recommended treatment fees, and will help in any way we can so all patients are able to receive the necessary treatment they deserve.

Our facility was designed with your healing in mind

Bi•o•phil•i•a

noun a scientific movement linking human health and responsiveness to natural environments

Life loves life. It may seem like common sense to some, but it’s actually real science. Recent studies in biophilia have shown that people actually heal faster and perform better when surrounded by nature and natural light, which is why we designed every inch of this facility based on this principle.

Each operatory has floor-to-ceiling windows and live plants, which allow for a calming and healing environment for the patient. Doctors and team members also benefit as natural lighting lowers the occurrence of human errors.

Access to Natural Light
Absence of harmful chemicals
Clean air and filtered water
Lush healing gardens

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Our team of general and specialty dentists, and highly trained hygienists, are dedication to helping our patients keep their teeth for a lifetime. We believe in recommending the most conservative treatment methods first, and feel that Perio Protect is a great option for patients who suffer from gum disease.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can’t I just use my retainers or aligners instead of these trays?

No. Perio Protect works by sealing close to the gums to prevent medication from seeping into the mouth. The pressure created by the seal forces the medication into pockets under the gum line, reaching deeper than any other non-invasive gum disease treatment can.

How long do I have to wear the trays?

Duration and frequency will be determined based on your doctor’s recommendations, but most patients begin treatment with 2-3 Perio Tray applications per day, each 10-15 minutes.

Can I use these trays to whiten my teeth?

No. It is not recommended that you use any gel, oil, paste, or substance in the trays that was not explicitly prescribed or recommended by your doctor or hygienist as this may ruin the seal.

Will my insurance cover the cost of these trays?

As each insurance is different, we won’t know your benefits until we verify your insurance. However, our insurance specialist will always work to maximize your insurance allowance and will provide all necessary information to you should you have to work with your insurance plan directly.

The trays should last anywhere from 5-10 years, so it’s a worthy investment in your smile.