Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT)

What is GBT

Biofilm can be defined as a thin layer of bacteria and other microorgansims. Biofilm is present in our mouths and builds up every single second. Guided Biofilm Therapy is the management of dental biofilm in professional prophylaxis using state of the art equipment including airflow, perioflow and piezon technology. It is proven by scientific evidence.

Guided Biofilm Therapy consists of treatment protocols based on individual patient diagnosis and risk assessment in order to achieve optimal results.

re is unlike other hygiene treatments and puts patent comfort first.

Why is GBT a game changer?

Dental biofilm is the main aetiologic factor for dental decay and gum disease. Gum disease can increase the risk of systemic diseases, such as cardiovascular and respiratory disease, arthritis or diabetes.

Regular oral hygiene, combined with professional measures keeps biofilm under control – for a better oral and systemic health

GBT step by step

Before removal the biofilm is always disclosed with a dye solution. Then biofilm, stains and young calculus are easily removed with airflow and perioflow. Airflow incorporates air, water and an erythritol based powder all in the form of a spray whereas perioflow incorporates compressed air and water to treat gum disease.

If needed this is followed by debridement with a piezon scaler

Guided Biofilm Therapy means that the clinician is guided by the disclosed biofilm during professional tooth cleaning procedures.

Guided Biofilm Therapy is truly minimally invasive and reduces the need of hand and sonic/ ultra-sonic instrumentation. It is safe, effective and gentle to teeth and soft tissues, implants and restoratives.

GBT is also very comfortable for patients and practitioners. It is efficient and time saving.

GBT can be carried out on everyone regardless of age, pregnancy, etc. For those that are dentally anxious and dread visiting the dentist and hygienist, it is a game changer as the procedu

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