Arestin® Placement Instructions
To help make sure you get the maximum results from your treatment, you should follow a few steps after your treatment with ARESTIN® (minocycline):
- Don't touch. Avoid touching areas of your gums that we have treated. Area is circled on pamphlet sent home with you.
- Brushing: After 4 hours, continue to brush three times per day, but no sooner.
- Flossing: Do not use floss or other devices (hydrofloss, water pick) that clean between the treated teeth for at least 10 days.
- Always follow up. The bacteria that cause periodontal disease are persistent and the infection can return. Please be sure to make follow-up appointments with us to maintain healthy gums and teeth.