UK research and development of laser treatment of periodontal disease costs up to 66,000 times
Nearly 6 million people in the UK suffer from periodontal disease. However, the medical profession has not yet found a cure. Many patients may lose their teeth. According to Hong Kong's "Wen Wei Po" report on June 13, British dental expert Mattley recently developed periodontal bio-laser pointer therapy, which can remove the pathogens that cause periodontal disease and effectively prevent the deterioration of the condition. And will not harm the gums. According to reports, a number of dentists have so far conducted clinical tests for 2,683 British and Italian patients with success. This technology is expected to be incorporated into the British National Health Service (NHS) in the future to benefit the public.
During the treatment, the dentist first analyzes the bacteria and enzymes in the patient's mouth. And assess the potential genetic risk of oral diseases. Reusing a special imaging agent to reveal microorganisms, while protecting the gums from laser damage. The dentist will then use the "Nd:YAG" medical laser to irradiate the gums to sterilize the gums, and if necessary, prescribe probiotics to maintain the balance of oral bacteria. A tester who has suffered from periodontal disease for 15 years said that his condition has improved greatly after treatment. But the cost of treatment is quite expensive, each time it costs 5000 to 7000 pounds (about 47,000 to 66,000 yuan). A private clinic that provides this treatment also said. This technology can only control the condition but does not guarantee a cure.