Periostat, a new "pill" for periodontitis

You'll soon see prescriptions for Periostat, a new "pill" for periodontitis.

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.

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