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Cascade Hygiene believes education and information leads to a healthier life. Please enjoy the content below and check back regularly as we post new items often.
Silver Diamine Fluoride is a less expensive and less invasive alternative for treating cavities in seniors. This is the first FDA accepted product to stop cavities. It is a clear liquid composed of silver nitrate and fluoride varnish applied by a dentist or hygienist to teeth with cavities. it can stop cavities from getting bigger. It also helps prevent cavities in teeth without decay.
Scaling and root planing, often referred to as a “deep cleaning,” is a common procedure done when there are bacterial toxins below the gum line threatening bone loss which leads to tooth loss. Cascade Hygiene uses state of the art instruments to reduce discomfort and we are able to numb without any needles! Think of a deep cleaning as a “clean slate.” A deep cleaning can only be recommended with proper documentation and pocket depths to justify that the procedure is required to prevent further bone loss and infection.
Did you know that people with periodontal disease are twice as likely to have heart disease? Did you also know that periodontal disease can be treated and stabilized?