As dental hygienist treating Periodontal (Gum) Disease also includes identifying modifiable risk factors that change/improve periodontal therapy outcomes. We need to look at what is causing Dysfunction in Oral Biome. What is the root cause to this disruption in oral health and altering oral biome? What does dry mouth, bad breath, and grinding have to do with periodontal disease? My colleague refers to this as Periodontal Medicine. Looking at all factors in health that will alter oral environment. The good news is this approach will not only improve outcomes of periodontal therapy but once identified and treated the results will be amazing. What Modifiable Risk Factors need to be addressed? First sign dysfunction oral biome correlate with orofacial myofunctional disorders.
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