Oral DNA Testing

Oral DNA Testing: How It’s Solving Mysteries and Saving Teeth

Remember the game Clue? Using the process of elimination, players would attempt to determine who the murderer was, what weapon they used, and which room the crime was committed in.

Until recently, dentists have had to use similar guesswork in order to diagnose periodontal disease. It takes years to recognize the clinical signs and symptoms in their patients, because it takes patients that long to perceive them as a concern worth mentioning. Often, by the time it has been detected, irreversible damage has already occurred.

Oral DNA testing has solved the mystery! Molecular biology has provided us with a solid method for identifying the oral bacteria that causes the infections. Instead of trying to reverse damage, the technology gives us the tools to properly treat the signs before they cause the problems in the first place.

The process is a quick and painless to analyze your oral DNA; it’s as simple as spitting into a DNA cup or swabbing the inside of your cheek.

In Clue, it would be like starting the game with the cards already spread on the board in front of you… and then ending the game with healthier teeth.

Posted in Uncategorized
Contact Us

Call (931) 648-0604




Testimonials
  • Always friendly and very good service. Clean teeth are happy teeth.
    —Gary Douty
  • So happy to find my dentist here in clarksville! They have an awesome friendly team! They treat you like family.
    —Anna Harrop
  • The staff is absolutely amazing here. They are tentative to all your needs and always make you feel right at home. Hands down best dentist I have ever had. Definitely recommend!
    —Brittany Nowak
  • Dr. Bare and his staff are excellent. They treat you with care and kindness, each and every one. I have never been to a friendlier dental office. Most importantly, the quality of treatment and attention to your dental and financial needs is simply outstanding.
    —Shane Moore
  • I have to say this is the best Dentist I have been to in Clarksville and I have been to a few while trying to find the perfect fit for my family & myself! Dr. Bare is awesome as well!
    —Kelly Kiser
Our Location
Restorative Dental
Phone: (931) 648-0604
Fax: (931) 202-9108
237 Dunbar Cave Rd Suite A
Clarksville, TN 37043
Follow Us!
Categories
NagiosCheckValue - Do not remove please