Arestin™ – Westchester-Riverdale


Revolutionize your periodontal care with Arestin™! Targeted antibiotic therapy for gum disease that promotes healing and enhances oral health.

Curious about Arestin™? Westchester Smile Design has you covered.
Tara Norwood
April 16, 2024

Dr Arnoldt did extractions on my mom two weeks and and today.I am impressed with him and his staff. Sabrina was excellent with my mom and very patient. My mom felt nothing which means Dr Arnoldt was very gentle. I will recommend Dr Arnoldt to my family and friends. Thanks to Sabrina as well for being so kind.

Arestin™: Enhancing Periodontal Treatment for Optimal Oral Health

At Westchester Smile Design, we are committed to providing our patients with the most advanced and effective treatment options available. When it comes to managing periodontal disease, we utilize a groundbreaking solution called Arestin™. This innovative antibiotic therapy has transformed the way we approach gum disease treatment, offering improved outcomes and enhanced oral health for our valued patients. In this article, we will delve into the benefits of Arestin™ and how it contributes to our comprehensive periodontal care.

Understanding Periodontal Disease: Periodontal disease, commonly known as gum disease, affects millions of individuals worldwide. It is a chronic condition caused by bacterial infection and inflammation of the gums and supporting structures. If left untreated, periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss and may contribute to systemic health issues such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Effective management of periodontal disease is crucial for maintaining optimal oral health.

Introducing Arestin™: Arestin™ is a locally administered antibiotic therapy designed specifically for the treatment of periodontal disease. It contains minocycline, a powerful antibiotic that targets and eliminates the bacteria responsible for gum infections. Unlike systemic antibiotics, which are ingested orally, Arestin™ is applied directly to the infected periodontal pockets during a non-surgical periodontal therapy session.

How Arestin™ Works: After a thorough scaling and root planing procedure, our skilled periodontal specialists gently place Arestin™ in the periodontal pockets. The gel-like formulation adheres to the gum tissue, releasing minocycline over time. This sustained release of antibiotics effectively fights the bacteria present in the periodontal pockets, helping to reduce inflammation, control infection, and promote the healing process.

The Benefits of Arestin™:

  1. Targeted Treatment: Arestin™ delivers antibiotics directly to the infected areas, providing precise and localized therapy to combat periodontal bacteria. This targeted approach enhances the effectiveness of treatment.
  2. Enhanced Healing: By eliminating bacteria and reducing inflammation, Arestin™ aids in the healing of the gums, allowing them to reattach to the tooth surfaces and regain their health and stability.
  3. Minimally Invasive: Arestin™ is a non-surgical treatment option, making it a preferred choice for patients seeking a conservative approach to managing periodontal disease. It is minimally invasive, requiring no incisions or sutures.
  4. Convenience: The application of Arestin™ is quick and painless, with no additional appointments needed. This makes it a convenient option for patients with busy schedules.
  5. Improved Outcomes: Clinical studies have shown that the use of Arestin™ in conjunction with scaling and root planing significantly improves periodontal health outcomes. It promotes the reduction of pocket depth, decreases bleeding, and enhances overall oral health.

Experience the Difference at Westchester Smile Design: As part of our commitment to delivering exceptional periodontal care, we are proud to offer Arestin™ therapy at Westchester Smile Design. Our experienced periodontal team will evaluate your individual needs and determine if Arestin™ is the right treatment option for you. With this cutting-edge antibiotic therapy, we can effectively manage periodontal disease and help you achieve a healthier, more vibrant smile.

Arestin™ represents a significant advancement in the treatment of periodontal disease. Through its targeted antibiotic delivery, enhanced healing properties, and minimally invasive nature, Arestin™ has become an invaluable tool in our quest to provide optimal periodontal care. Trust the experts at Westchester Smile Design to leverage the benefits of Arestin™ and guide you towards improved periodontal health

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