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Why your periodontist will use ozone when providing care in our Greenville SC practice
Those who are familiar with holistic forms of healthcare may have a good idea of what ozone is - and what it can do. For patients who visit a holistic dentist because they are frightened of what they now know about amalgam fillings may be surprised to learn that ozone is used by some dentists in the States for the treatment of a variety of oral conditions. In fact, you can learn much from dentist about the use of ozone in the periodontal treatment provided in our Greenville SC practice.
Ozone is often related to pollution, as well as to the environment - think of the hole in the ozone layer around the earth. Think of the telltale aromatic scent after a fresh rain. Think of the recommendation to avoid exercise when ozone levels are high and you might mistake this powerhouse-healing agent for a pollutant. In fact, the only way the ozone is related to environmental pollution is that this natural element goes into action in an effort to clean our air, water, and bodies.
Ozone, while somewhat new in the field of dentistry (and limited to holistic dentists), is used far and wide in various industries, acting as a fungicide, pesticide, and anti-bacterial. Administered properly to the human body, ozone has been shown to be an effective treatment for more than forty diseases we commonly see today. Still, medicinal use is more common in Europe than in the U.S.
Holistic dentists who have witnessed the health-giving effects of ozone first-hand may make regular use of this element in a number of applications, some of which include:
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