Patient Instructions for Healthy Gums

The following instructions for home care apply to patients who’s risk assessment has shown they have healthy gums.

Be Proactive at Home to Maintain your Healthy Gums

  • Brush for two minutes, twice daily with over-the-counter fluoride toothpaste. Floss daily to reduce plaque and tartar build-up.
  • Optional: Rinse with one cap full (10 ml) of over-the-counter antibacterial fluoride mouth rinse every morning and night.
  • We will schedule follow-up appointments to monitor your oral health, which may include x-rays. Your dentist may adjust your individual recommendations based on your specific needs.

Our Intervention Guide

The helpful guide below compares the different treatment recommendations for each gum disease risk level. You have Healthy Gums.