Ozone therapy for the health of your teeth in Austin, TX
The use of ozone in dental treatment is growing in dental practices across the United States. Simply explained, ozone is a naturally-occurring substance that is made of three oxygen atoms. It is a powerful oxidizing agent and can be used to increase the body’s own antioxidants, which benefit patients in many ways.
Dr. Griffin Cole is pleased to provide ozone therapy with his suite of services. Ozone therapy has many benefits for teeth. Patients and dentists strive to control bacteria in the mouth, which can cause tooth decay, gum disease, and infection. By using ozone as part of our treatments we can help the body naturally fight against the organisms that cause problems.
The following are some ways that ozone therapy is used in dentistry:
- Gum disease: Gum disease occurs when an infection sets in below the gum line. Using an ozone-infused water, dentists can destroy the bacteria below the gum line.
- Root canals: Ozone can be used during a root canal treatment to ensure that all bacteria inside the tooth are eliminated, to sterilize the remaining tooth cavity after the infection has been removed, and to stimulate the body’s healing process.
- Tooth decay: Ozone can be used to eliminate the bacteria that causes tooth decay. Because ozone can be used in the form of a gas, it can penetrate the hard to reach areas of the mouth where bacteria can live, grow, and cause trouble. In some cases, ozone therapy can reverse minor tooth decay and eliminate the need to have a cavity filled.
Ozone integrates well into Dr. Cole’s holistic focus on dental care and patient health. If you’re looking for a dental practice that embraces new technologies and alternative treatments, call the office of Dr. Griffin Cole today to learn more about our treatments, services, and team.Back to Root Canal Ozone Therapy Page