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Aesthetic Implant Dentistry at Dr. Howard Klaiman in North York, Ontario, Canada

Oral vital testing gives us an in-depth advantage over standard visual examinations, such as x-rays. With this system, we can accurately predict and treat bacterial overgrowths before they turn into infections.

Dr. Howard Klaiman operates an Oral Vital Certified dental clinic. This means we can run oral vital tests that are able to detect more than just dental issues. Oral vital testing is a very insightful procedure. Choose Aesthetic Implant Dentistry at Howard Klaiman and benefit from this invaluable diagnostic tool.

What is Oral Vital Testing?

Oral vital testing is essentially an in-depth series of cultured swab tests. Biofilm samples are collected from all spaces in the mouth: the teeth, gums, throat, and all surfaces of the tongue are swiped and compartmentalized for culture. Once collected and cultured, our system uses the advanced technology to identify the bacteria species and quantity per sample.

Treat Specialized Ailments

When patients are experiencing recurring infection or persistent gum irritation, they may be suffering from an oral infection. Often, these types of ailments require targeted antibiotics to be completely eradicated. Oral vital testing can identify the specific strain of bacteria, and thus inform doctors how best to treat it. Some bacteria won’t respond to common antibiotics. It’s important to choose the correct antibiotic the first time in order to stall the growing rate of antibiotic resistance.

Symptoms of Oral Infection

Oral infection is a serious ailment that requires specialized care. Further, symptoms of oral infection can mimic other diseases, such as strep throat. Choose a dentist that offers oral vital testing to ensure your oral health can be adequately maintained.

Patients suffering from the following symptoms would benefit greatly from an oral vital test:

  • Halitosis
  • Recurrent Infection
  • Gum Irritation
  • Fever
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Jaw Pain

If you or a loved one are experiencing these symptoms, call and make an appointment with us immediately. Untreated oral infection can evolve into sepsis if left untreated.

Oral Vital Testing by Dr. Howard Klaiman

Our practice puts the health of our patients first. We offer advanced technology such as oral vital testing, to ensure our patients can have thriving oral health. If you have more questions about this service, feel free to call our North York Dental office. We look forward to hearing from you!

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