ARESTIN® Treatment

Quickly fight infection to protect your gums

Frequently asked questions

What do you need to know about Arestin® Treatments?

ARESTIN® is an antibiotic keeps a high-level of antibiotic right at the site of the gum disease without exposing the rest of the body to antibiotics, directly fighting infection for 14 days.

Periodontals (your gums) support your teeth – they are the backbone to a healthy smile! When they become diseased or infected your teeth and gums can begin to decay.

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ARESTIN® is placed directly in the infected areas in your gums. It is applied right after scaling and root planing, a procedure that helps clear out stubborn plaque and bacteria below your gum line.

Brushing and flossing can’t reach every part of your mouth: that’s why gum disease is so common! ARESTIN® can help fight infection and inflammation for 30 days 1 and is more effecting than scaling and root planing alone.   1. Goodson JM, Gunsollwy JC, Grossi SG, et al. Minocycline HCl microspheres reduce red-complex bacteria in periodontal disease therapy. J Periodontol 2007;78(8):1568-1579.

Avoid touching the treated areas and follow instructions on when you can begin your normal brushing and flossing routines! We also recommend avoiding chewy or sticky foods.

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