Periostat, a new "pill" for periodontitis
You'll hear about Periostat, a new "pill" for periodontitis. It's being launched now in the U.S....later in Canada.
Nearly one-third of adults have chronic gum inflammation that leads to destruction of connective tissue and tooth loss.
Periostat contains low-dose doxycycline...20 mg per capsule. Patients take it orally BID.