Perioflow

No Pain Hygienist appointments with our new dental technology at Backwell Dental Care!

We now have the range topping EMS Airflow Prophylaxis Master Units in both of our hygienist surgeries to offer the latest technology in periodontal treatment for Teeth, Implants.

The method is called Guided Biofilm Technology or GBT

GBT is a game changer when it comes to hygienist treatment appointments. It is minimally invasive Pain free, Gentle and Safe.

GBT works for all dental patients.

  • General recall hygienist appointments
  • Patients with implants.
  • Patients with orthodontic appliances
  • Children
  • Mild to severe periodontal patients (Gum disease)
  • Denture wearers (cleans the denture as well as your remaining teeth

Frequently Asked Questions

Perioflow treatment is a non-invasive procedure using air-polishing technology to remove dental plaque and stains. It benefits patients by providing a gentle and efficient way to maintain oral hygiene, reducing the risk of gum disease and promoting overall dental health.

Yes, Perioflow is suitable for patients with sensitive teeth. The air-polishing technology used is gentle, minimizing discomfort while effectively removing plaque and stains. It’s a great option for individuals who may find traditional dental cleaning methods uncomfortable.

Yes, Perioflow is safe for individuals with braces and dental implants. The technology allows for effective cleaning around orthodontic appliances and implants, ensuring thorough plaque removal without causing damage.

Yes, Perioflow can be effective in managing bad breath. By thoroughly cleaning the oral surfaces and removing bacteria that contribute to halitosis, it helps improve overall breath freshness.

Absolutely, Perioflow is an excellent preventive measure for gum disease. Regular treatments help remove plaque and bacteria, reducing the risk of gingivitis and more severe forms of periodontal disease.

Perioflow offers a gentler alternative to traditional scaling and polishing. It uses air-polishing technology to remove plaque and stains without the need for scraping, providing a more comfortable experience for patients.

There are 8 steps in GBT procedure during your hygienist visit.

1. Assess

Discuss treatment with you.

GBT procedure Step 1. Assess

2. Disclose

To highlight the areas where the biofilm needs removal.

GBT procedure Step 2. Disclose

3. Oral health education

You will be shown any areas that need particular attention.

GBT procedure Step 3. Oral health education

4. Airflow

This is warmed water and powder which gently removed biofilm and staining from your teeth.

GBT procedure Step 4. Airflow

5. Perioflow

This is warmed water and powder that cleans down into to deeper pockets around your teeth if necessary.

GBT procedure Step 5. Perioflow

6. Piezon

Warmed water and piezon technology to remove any remaining calculus from between your teeth.

GBT procedure Step 6. Piezon

7. Check

You will be shown any areas that need particular attention.

GBT procedure Step 7. Check

8. Recall

At each appointment you will be guided by your hygienist and dentist as to when you should schedule your next appointment to maintain your healthy mouth.

GBT procedure Step 8. Recall