Dental Compounding – Periodontal Therapy

Dental Compounding – Periodontal Therapy 

Compounding allows various active ingredients to be incorporated into customized mouth rinses, gels, troches, etc. For example, to treat periodontal disease, antibacterial can be formulated as a non-staining rinse, and antibiotics can be added to a muco adhesive paste or plasticized gel in order to prolong the contact time between the medication and mucosa.