If you are feeling discomfort after root planning and scaling, it is normal. There are so many patients who even experience soreness. It is very important to maintain good oral health and habits after the treatment. Regular brushing and flossing gently are a must.
You might experience tooth sensitivity and mild bleeding from the gums, which is totally normal. These after effects will go away after a day or two. If you are a smoker, the best way to expedite the healing process is to quit smoking entirely. This will increase your body’s ability to fight off any future infections.
Some of the measures that you can adopt are:
While periodontal treatment and maintenance is extremely successful in long run, it only works if you maintain a good oral health. Dental experts at North Island Dental Arts will guide you with simple tips for maintaining excellent dental hygiene and fighting off any future periodontal diseases.