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Choose Guided Biofilm Therapy in Cardiff for an outstanding teeth clean

Completely pain-free, gentle and effective hygiene treatment with instantly superior results – book your Guided Biofilm Therapy appointment today!

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Why choose Guided Biofilm Therapy?

  • Pain-free, minimally invasive and safe treatment
  • Instantly visible and incredible results
  • Removes light stains for a brighter smile
  • A gentle approach to hygiene treatment, with no scaling needed
  • Personalised to your oral health needs
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Healthy smiles at Church Road Dental

We are so proud to be able to offer innovative Guided Biofilm Therapy at Church Road Dental, giving our patients a truly modern approach to hygiene treatment. We’ve helped so many patients improve their oral health with this safe, simple and pain-free process. Get in touch to book your GBT appointment!

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What is Guided Biofilm Therapy?

Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) is a revolutionary hygiene treatment, growing in popularity due to the gentle and completely pain-free way it deep cleans your teeth to reveal a healthy and sparkling smile. The EMS Guided Biofilm Therapy system uses advanced Airflow, which cleans plaque and stains from all areas of your mouth using a controlled jet of warm water, bicarbonate and air.

Many people associate dental hygiene treatment with uncomfortable scaling and scraping, but this can be a thing of the past with Guided Biofilm Therapy. It is a great option to help nervous patients achieve an incredible deep clean. As well as giving great results on natural teeth, GBT can also be used for patients who have braces fitted or dental restorations including implants, veneers and crowns, without any damage being caused.

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What does the treatment involve?

Assessment

To begin your treatment, we assess your teeth and gums, checking for signs of decay and any particular areas of concern. We explain the GBT process to you and make sure you are happy to continue.

Disclosing biofilm

We place a special dye on your teeth, which changes colour where biofilm (plaque) is present and shows us where in your mouth needs the most attention. Making the biofilm clearly visible means we can easily and quickly remove it with optimum accuracy.

Airflow treatment

We remove the biofilm from your teeth using Airflow technology for a completely pain-free and gentle experience. The controlled spray of water, air and bicarbonate removes plaque from even the hard to reach areas of your teeth, gums and tongue, far reducing your risk of gum disease and decay. To finish, we give you some advice for keeping up with a good oral hygiene routine at home.

Frequently asked questions

Guided Biofilm Therapy is completely safe and highly effective, giving a superior result. It will not cause damage to your teeth or gums and can be used to improve your oral health and prevent decay.

Airflow treatment does not hurt at all. It is an innovative treatment that removes biofilm and bacteria from your teeth and gums without the need for any scraping or scaling. You shouldn’t feel any pain with Guided Biofilm Therapy.

You may notice your teeth appear whiter after your Guided Biofilm Therapy treatment, once the build-ups of plaque and tartar have been removed. It can remove surface stains from your teeth and you will likely notice that your teeth appear improved, but is not usually used in place of whitening treatment. If you are interested in whitening your teeth, please get in touch for more information.

Many people find it easiest to book a dental hygiene appointment at the same time as their regular check-up, but we are happy to advise you how to leave between your hygiene appointments. If your teeth and gums are in good condition, we may suggest you have one hygiene appointment per year.

Yes, one of the main benefits of Guided Biofilm Therapy is that it can be used effectively even if you have braces or dental restorations on your teeth. As the system is very gentle, it does not cause damage and ensures a deep clean.

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Getting in touch

To book an appointment, learn more about our treatments or for any further enquiries, please contact the practice today.

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