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What are the risks of Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy?


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Some potential risks following treatment may include:

  • Tenderness of the gums for a period of time
  • Open spaces developing between the teeth at the gum line due to shrinkage of previous swollen gums; these spaces may trap food and cause increased temperature sensitivity of the teeth for a period of time.
  • Temporary tooth staining from certain antibacterial rinses