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Guided Biofilm Therapy

Guided Biofilm Therapy
in Newport Beach, CA

A New Era in Dental Hygiene

At Eden Smile Design, we have a new way of caring for your teeth called Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT). It's a special treatment that helps eliminate the harmful bacteria in your mouth that cause issues like bad breath and gum disease. This treatment is gentle but very effective, and it will help you keep your mouth healthy and fresh. With GBT, you'll have a brighter smile and feel more comfortable during dental visits. Eden Smile Design is the only Certified GBT practice in Newport Beach and the surrounding areas. Try this new and innovative solution for your oral health needs at Eden Smile Design, where we always put your comfort and well-being first.

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Guided Biofilm Therapy at Eden Smile Design

At Eden Smile Design, our practice led by Dr. L. James Chau offers Guided Biofilm Therapy as part of our commitment to providing high-quality dental care in Newport Beach, California. With his extensive experience and dedication to patient well-being, Dr. Chau oversees implementing this innovative dental hygiene system.

Located in Newport Beach Guided Biofilm Therapy is offered at our practice within a welcoming and comfortable environment, enabling patients to experience its numerous benefits. With advanced technology and techniques, we aim to deliver comprehensive and gentle dental cleanings to improve oral health and enhance overall well-being. If you're seeking a modern approach to dental hygiene that prioritizes effectiveness and patient comfort, schedule your Guided Biofilm Therapy consultation at Eden Smile Design today.

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What is Guided Biofilm Therapy?

Guided Biofilm Therapy is a revolutionary advancement in dental hygiene, significantly departing from traditional scaling and polishing methods. Developed by EMS (Electro Medical Systems) in Switzerland, GBT utilizes state-of-the-art technology and a meticulous process to eliminate dental biofilm, stains, and deposits comprehensively. Unlike conventional techniques, GBT employs a gentle yet highly effective approach, ensuring thorough oral hygiene without causing any harm to the teeth, gums, or existing restorations. Incorporating AIRFLOW® technology, warm water, air, and non-abrasive Erythritol powder allows for precise and comfortable biofilm removal from the most challenging areas, leaving patients with a noticeably revitalized and clean mouth.

Each GBT session is tailored to address individuals' unique oral health needs, ensuring a customized and gentle cleaning experience. This makes GBT particularly suitable for patients with sensitive teeth or those who experience anxiety during traditional dental cleanings. By combining advanced technology with a patient-centered approach, GBT represents the forefront of modern dental hygiene, offering patients a safe, effective, and comfortable solution for achieving and maintaining oral health. Eden Smile Design is proud to be the first in our area to provide this novel treatment.

Guided Biofilm Therapy Benefits 

With Guided Biofilm Therapy Newport Beach patients can target and eliminate dental biofilm, deposits, and stains, fostering the achievement and maintenance of optimal oral health. This leads to a multitude of beneficial outcomes. Key advantages of Guided Biofilm Therapy include:

Enhanced Oral Health 

Guided Biofilm Therapy helps reduce the risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and many oral health issues by thoroughly removing biofilm from teeth, gums, and dental restorations.

Improved Aesthetics

By eliminating stains and discoloration, Guided Biofilm Therapy helps enhance the appearance of teeth, resulting in a smile that is brighter and more attractive.

Comfortable Experience

The gentle and non-invasive nature of Guided Biofilm Therapy ensures a comfortable cleaning process, making it suitable for patients with sensitive teeth or dental anxiety.

Personalized Care

Every Guided Biofilm Therapy treatment session is customized to address individuals' specific oral health needs. This ensures a personalized approach to treatment.

Non-Surgical Procedure

Unlike some dental treatments requiring surgery, Guided Biofilm Therapy is a non-surgical procedure that minimizes discomfort and recovery time.

Concurrent Recovery

Patients can resume normal activities immediately after Guided Biofilm Therapy without downtime or post-treatment restrictions.

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Guided Biofilm Therapy Candidates

Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) is suitable for a wide range of individuals seeking comprehensive oral care. This innovative treatment is particularly beneficial for those struggling with maintaining optimal oral hygiene due to sensitive teeth, dental anxiety, or difficulty tolerating traditional dental cleanings. GBT effectively addresses gum disease, tooth decay, and bad breath by thoroughly removing biofilm, stains, and deposits from teeth, gums, and dental restorations. While GBT is generally safe for most patients, individuals with specific health conditions or allergies should consult their dentist before treatment. Contraindications may include severe periodontal disease, certain medical conditions, or allergies to components used in the GBT procedure. However, GBT offers a gentle, effective, and personalized approach to achieving and maintaining oral health for most patients.

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Consultation and Preparation

During your consultation, patients can expect a thorough oral health assessment, including a review of their medical history and a comprehensive examination by a dental professional. To prepare for the treatment, patients should maintain good oral hygiene, avoid consuming staining foods and beverages, arrive punctually for their appointments, and disclose any relevant medical information to the dentist. This proactive approach ensures that patients receive personalized care and achieve the best possible outcomes.

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Guided Biofilm Therapy begins with applying a specialized colored solution on the teeth to illuminate biofilm, allowing the dental professional to identify areas that require cleaning. The procedure utilizes advanced technologies such as Airflow® and Piezon® to effectively remove biofilm, stains, and deposits from the teeth, gums, and dental restorations.

First, the dentist or hygienist applies a numbing gel to the gums to ensure patient comfort during the procedure. Then, a handheld device delivers a controlled stream of air, warm water, and a fine powder (typically Erythritol powder) to gently and painlessly eliminate plaque and discoloration from the tooth surfaces.

The Piezon® device may also remove any hard deposits of calculus or tartar, ensuring a thorough cleaning experience. The entire Guided Biofilm Therapy procedure typically takes about 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the cleaning required and the patient's needs. Patients can expect minimal discomfort throughout the procedure and may even find it relaxing due to the gentle nature of the treatment. After the cleaning, patients will receive post-treatment instructions to maintain the results and optimize oral health.

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Results, Recovery, and Aftercare

Following Guided Biofilm Therapy Newport Beach patients typically experience immediate improvements in the cleanliness and appearance of their teeth. While results are noticeable immediately, it may take a few days for any minor sensitivity or discomfort to subside completely. Post-treatment life involves adhering to a consistent oral hygiene routine to maintain the benefits of GBT. 

Patients should avoid consuming staining foods and beverages in the first 24 to 48 hours following the procedure to prevent discoloration of the newly cleaned teeth. Additionally, it's recommended that people abstain from smoking and limit the consumption of sugary or acidic foods to promote oral health. With minimal downtime associated with GBT, patients can resume their normal activities immediately after the procedure. However, they should follow any specific post-treatment instructions provided by their dentist, such as avoiding vigorous brushing or flossing for a short period. By incorporating these practices into their daily routine and attending regular dental check-ups, patients can preserve the results of GBT and enjoy long-term improvements in their oral health and overall well-being.

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Why choose Eden Smile Design?

At Eden Smile Design, patients benefit from our unwavering commitment to excellence in dental care. Our dedication to conservative care sets us apart, with the goal of preserving your natural tooth structure as much as possible while delivering exceptional results. Our practice prioritizes your comfort, employing the latest techniques and technologies to ensure a stress-free and enjoyable dental experience. 

Dr. L. James Chau's extensive training expertise and compassionate approach make him a trusted choice for patients seeking top-tier dental care in Newport Beach, California. Moreover, our personalized treatment plans cater to each patient's unique needs and desires, ensuring you receive tailored care that aligns with your goals and budget. With Eden Smile Design, you can trust that your oral health and satisfaction are our top priorities, and we're committed to helping you achieve the smile of your dreams through expert, compassionate care.

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Schedule Your Guided Biofilm Therapy Consultation at Eden Smile Design Today

Contact Eden Smile Design now to schedule your consultation and start your journey to a healthier, more radiant smile. Call us at 949-423-3371 to book your appointment, or fill out the form below to contact our friendly team. Don't wait any longer to invest in your oral health and well-being—schedule your consultation today and discover the difference that Guided Biofilm Therapy can make for you.

Guided Biofilm Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions 

Guided Biofilm Therapy is designed to be a comfortable and gentle patient experience. The innovative technology and techniques that minimize discomfort make the procedure virtually painless.

Guided Biofilm Therapy is considered a safe and effective dental hygiene treatment. However, as with any dental procedure, there may be minor risks, such as temporary tooth sensitivity or gum irritation, which are typically minimal and transient.

Guided Biofilm Therapy is a preventive dental hygiene treatment that removes biofilm and maintains oral health. While the treatment's effects are not permanent, regular sessions can help prevent the buildup of harmful bacteria and contribute to long-term oral hygiene.

The cost of Guided Biofilm Therapy can vary depending on factors such as the dental practice, location, and individual treatment needs. It's best to consult your dentist for an accurate cost estimate tailored to your situation.

Coverage for Guided Biofilm Therapy may vary depending on your dental insurance plan and individual policy terms. Some plans may cover all or part of the cost of preventive dental treatments like GBT. You should check with your insurance provider to understand your coverage options.