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dentist explaining lesion sterilization and tissue repair (LSTR) with triple antibiotic paste

Lesion Sterilization and Tissue Repair (LSTR)

Lesion sterilization and tissue repair (LSTR) is an alternative to extracting primary teeth in cases of gross periradicular pathosis and internal resorption. LSTR involves the use of a triple antibiotic paste to treat the infection that is causing the inflammation and retreat of tissue. Avoiding tooth extraction can be a great benefit for patients and practitioners and help extend the longevity of a child’s teeth. LSTR with triple antibiotic paste…
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Dental Antibiotic – Alternative to Arestin

The commercially available drug minocycline hydrochloride is sold under the brand name Arestin in microsphere form. While many dentists who treat periodontal disease have found this product to be effective, the cost per application site can make it an expensive treatment. The expense that must be passed on to the patient is especially high if multiple sites need to be treated. Having a topical antibiotic for treating periodontal disease does…
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Treating Periodontal Disease with Compound Prescription Products

Periodontal disease becomes more difficult to treat the longer it is ignored. There are different levels of severity of periodontal disease ranging from mild inflammation to damage to tissue and bone. Patients should be advised to see their dentists regularly for cleanings and to check for signs of early periodontal disease. In many cases however, the disease progresses without an individual seeking treatment or changing their oral hygiene habits. Further…
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