The My Practice My Business Dental Podcast

Is Periodontal Disease Curable? Asking for a friend…

December 19, 2022 Robert Thorup, DDS Episode 19
The My Practice My Business Dental Podcast
Is Periodontal Disease Curable? Asking for a friend…
Show Notes

In this discussion, I ask them some very important questions. Please allow me to just jump to their answers for now, I’m sure you can figure out the questions, and here are their answers:

1-We are maintaining infection, not eliminating it. This just doesn’t make sense…

2-I’ve always felt that periodontal disease can be eliminated, but not with our current treatment protocols, and especially not with my office treating it to insurance limitations.

3-I have no idea why we don’t use antibiotics. It doesn’t make sense.

4-All of our patients bleed in almost all the areas of needed SRP at the six-week exam. And all of them continue to have forever periodontal disease if I’m being honest…

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