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Why choose us for your Guided Biofilm Therapy in Wellesley

As a highly trained, passionate, and comprehensive dental team, we are always seeking innovative ways to enhance our preventive hygiene program.

 

It is with great excitement that we introduce Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) by EMS, a Swiss company, as the latest advancement in our commitment to providing exceptional dental care. This revolutionary treatment will be performed by our experienced hygienists, who are dedicated to delivering the highest standard of oral health care to our valued patients. 

 

Here’s everything you need to know about this powerful hygiene treatment, including why Maria Cardenas DMD is the best dentist in Wellesley for your Guided Biofilm Therapy treatment. 



Understanding Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT)

Guided Biofilm Therapy is a comprehensive approach to dental hygiene that goes beyond traditional methods. It consists of treatment protocols based on individual patient diagnosis and risk assessment, aiming to achieve optimal results.

 

This innovative approach targets dental biofilm,  the soft plaque that builds over our teeth, and it’s considered a major contributor to oral diseases such as caries and periodontitis, soft plaque is full of live bacteria! .By utilizing advanced technology to precisely locate and remove biofilm, we ensure a thorough and efficient cleaning process.

 

Why is the GBT the gold standard in dental hygiene? 

GBT has emerged as a game-changer in oral biofilm management, offering several advantages over traditional methods. Research has shown that GBT is truly beneficial in removing biofilm around the tooth and implant structures, resulting in better or comparable clinical outcomes than conventional polishing and manual traditional instrumentation, the therapy uses a hand piece that releases a water spray with a special polishing powder that can effectively remove biofilm very comfortably. 

 

The settings can be customized, including temperature and power to deliver very effective results in a super comfortable environment. GBT also leads to a reduction in the microbial load and inflammatory cytokines, contributing to improved oral health

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Embracing the future of preventative hygiene 

Incorporating Guided Biofilm Therapy into our preventive hygiene program represents a significant leap forward in our commitment to providing the highest standard of dental care. By embracing this innovative approach, we are not only elevating the quality of our services but also prioritizing the long-term oral health and well-being of our patients.

 

Choose us for your Guided Biofilm Therapy in Wellesley 

We are excited to witness the positive impact that GBT will have on our practice and, more importantly, on the smiles and oral health of our valued patients! Book a hygiene appointment to try this game-changing treatment for yourself. 

 

 What to expect during your Guided Biofilm Therapy appointment 

At our expert dental office in Wellesley, MA, we are committed to providing you with the highest standard of dental care, and this includes dental hygiene therapy. 

 

We are excited to introduce the innovative Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) hygiene treatment during your hygiene visits. Here's what you can expect when you come to see our hygienist for your Guided Biofilm Therapy in Wellesley: 

 

Your personalized assessment

Your GBT journey begins with a personalized assessment by our experienced hygienist. They will take the time to understand your individual oral health needs and concerns, ensuring that your treatment plan is tailored to provide you with optimal results.

 

Detection and visualization

During your GBT visit, our hygienist will use a disclosing agent to visualize the dental biofilm, allowing them to identify and locate the biofilm. This step is essential for targeting and effectively managing the biofilm in your mouth.

 

Gentle biofilm removal

GBT involves the use of advanced technologies such as Air-Flow, Perio-Flow, and Piezon to gently and efficiently remove biofilm and stains from your teeth. This minimally invasive approach ensures a comfortable experience while achieving a thorough cleaning process. The machine will be shown to you when you arrive so you can be familiar with how it works. 

 

Comfort and efficiency

You can expect a comfortable and efficient experience during your GBT visit; it is less invasive than traditional scale and polish hygiene treatment, whilst still producing smooth, clean surfaces. 

 

We will customize the temperature of the handpiece to suit your preferences, making it nice and warm to ensure a comfortable delivery, especially if you struggle with gingival recession and/or sensitive teeth.  

 

Our hygienists will ensure that you feel at ease throughout the procedure.

 

Patient education

As part of our commitment to your oral health, our hygienists will provide you with valuable education about the importance of biofilm management and its impact on your overall well-being. You will have the opportunity to learn about maintaining good oral health at home and receive tips for ongoing care.

 

Embracing the future of Guided Biofilm Therapy in Wellesley 

By choosing GBT at our practice, you are embracing a modern and reliable method for teeth cleaning and prevention. This treatment represents a significant leap forward in our commitment to providing the highest standard of dental care, prioritizing the long-term oral health and well-being of our patients.

 

We are dedicated to ensuring that your GBT experience is comfortable, effective, and tailored to your specific needs. We look forward to welcoming you to our practice for your GBT visit and helping you achieve a healthier, brighter smile!

 

Get in touch with our friendly team today to book your first Guided Biofilm Therapy appointment and start working towards a brighter, fresher smile! 

 

Maria Cardenas DMD:
Guided Biofilm Therapy in Greater Boston

Here at Maria Cardenas DMD, we always want to be as transparent as possible with our patients and make sure you have all the information before starting any type of treatment.


Our goal is to provide our patients with the best oral health care and education while building lasting relationships. We believe in getting to know the person behind the smile. You’ll be sure to enjoy a first-class experience whether it’s your first or fiftieth visit at our boutique dental practice.


In addition to offering custom night guards in Wellesley, Maria Cardenas DMD is proud to offer a wide variety of cosmetic, restorative, and general dental services. From Invisalign to crowns and onlays and more, we are here to help with all your dental needs!

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