Regarding our AUBURN LOCATION: We are consolidating our Auburn practice into the Roseville and Grass Valley locations. If you are an existing patient and have any questions, please call us at 916-771-4872 (Roseville) or 530-273-3312 (Grass Valley). Thank you from the team at Arora Periodontics & Implant Dentistry.

Local Antibiotics

Clean Out Infections And Keep Your Smile Healthy

Why Antibiotics?

Localized antibiotics are a form of adjunctive therapy used in dentistry to improve the results obtained after deep cleanings or to treat further pockets that did not respond to deep cleaning. They are usually in the form of a chip or powder inserted into a periodontal pocket. Localized antibiotics kill bacteria in the periodontal pocket and prevent their growth.

Localized antibiotics are not meant to substitute for removing bacterial deposits such as calculus or tartar. Using them alone may "trap" the calculus on the root surface, which can result in an abscess. An abscess is a highly active and painful infection requiring surgical treatment.

Localized antibiotics are combined with deep cleaning procedures to achieve the best possible outcome. This approach will remove bacterial deposits and kill bacteria in the periodontal pocket, reducing the risk of further infection and promoting gum health.

“Amazing office; clean, comfortable, state-of-the-art, welcoming environment. Dr. Arora and his staff are super professional and very caring. Would highly recommend this office to anyone. My Dad was seen last minute for an emergency; was taken care of in a timely manner and without any problems. Dr. Arora even worked through his lunch to accommodate!”

- Traci S.