Ozone Therapy in San Antonio, TX
At South Texas Smiles, we practice biological dentistry, which means we focus on conservative methods that allow us to preserve your teeth. One of these dental treatments is ozone therapy. Ozone is a natural substance that effectively removes bacteria from infected areas. Dr. Maldonado and Dr. Furman use ozone to remove decay and infection in a way that leaves your teeth healthy and strong.Contact Us
Dental Ozone Therapy FAQ
What is ozone therapy?
Ozone therapy is a minimally invasive treatment administered through ozone-infused water or gas. Ozone is a natural disinfectant that creates a burst of oxygen, which kills viruses and bacteria and encourages healthy cell growth. Many dentists use ozone to halt and heal tooth decay.
Is ozone therapy safe?
Medically administered ozone is a safe and effective therapy. It has positive, profound effects and is used for a multitude of medical treatments from dental infections to allergies to joint disorders. Ozone has long-lasting results, promotes faster healing, has no harmful side effects, and increases the overall health of the treated area.
When is ozone therapy used in dental treatments?
Ozone therapy can be used in a wide range of dental procedures from preventive to restorative care. Some of the most common reasons for ozone dental treatments include:
- Tooth Infection: Ozone can eliminate bacteria that causes tooth decay and infection. It can target hard-to-reach areas and remove or reverse cavities and decay.
- Gum Disease: Ozone flushes out and kills harmful bacteria in the gum line before it reaches the gum tissue.
- Root Canal Therapy: During root canal therapy, ozone-infused water is used to rinse the inside of the infected tooth to eliminate bacteria and stimulate healing.
- Tooth Sensitivity: Ozone can significantly reduce tooth sensitivity and pain.