Irfan Abas sees a patient in his private practice in Bussum, the Netherlands. The patient comes in with multiple crowns. These crowns are placed by his previous dentist more than two years ago. The gingiva looks red and swollen: Irfan diagnoses this as a severe gingivitis.
Oxygen therapy and prophyalxis
Initial therapy is started and the patiënt receives thorough dental prophylaxis. He is instructed to use blue®m toothpaste and mouthwash on a daily basis. The active oxygen kills the anaerobic bacteria that cause gingivitis. Besides that, oxygen stimulates the cells and speeds up the healing process.
Reinforced oral hygiene and healthy gingiva
After two weeks, his oral hygiene has reinforced, The gingiva looks healthier and Irfan performs plastic periodontal surgery. Again, blue®m mouthwash was used to speed up the healing process. Irfan uses this protocol for all of his patients. He states that use of the oxygen creates a more predictable result.
Irfan Abas DDS, MSc, is specialized in the field of Oral Implantology and Restorative Dentistry in the Netherlands. Since 2008, he is acknowledged as a “Specialist in Prosthodontics” by the European Prosthodontics Association. Irfan is an international lecturer and author. Besides that, he is a member of the editorial board of the Dutch clinical dental journal Tandartspraktijk published by Springer Media. Irfan works in his own private practice in Bussum, the Netherlands.