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Ozone Therapy – Leawood, KS

Harnessing the Power of Oxygen

When you hear the word “ozone,” you might at first think only of our planet’s atmosphere. But did you know that ozone gas has medical applications? Specifically, it can help to improve and support your oral health. Dr. Ayer has embraced it as a way to reduce the risk of infection in patients, reduce the need for drilling, and more. Continue reading this page to discover a few details about how ozone therapy in Leawood may be able to benefit you and your smile.

Why Choose Dennis C. Ayer, DDS, LLC for Ozone Therapy?

What Is Ozone Therapy?

Diagram comparing regular oxygen and molecule used in ozone therapy in Leawood

An ozone molecule has three oxygen molecules bonded together. Unlike regular O2, it can’t be breathed in by humans as a healthful source of oxygen. However, it can fight harmful bacteria and infections. It does so by creating a transitive oxidative burst within the mouth.

Applications of Ozone Therapy in Dentistry

Happy female dental patient after ozone therapy treatment

Ozone therapy has a number of applications in dentistry, including:

Benefits of Ozone Therapy

Male patient giving thumbs up for ozone therapy

Some of the top benefits of ozone therapy include:

Does Science Support Ozone Therapy?

Blue ozone molecule against dark background, next to “O3” sign

When you research ozone therapy, you might come across some conflicting opinions, but science does support is as an effective tool for promoting oral health. It has been heavily studied for more than 100 years, and it has consistently been shown to be beneficial with a low risk of side effects.

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