Gum Disease Treatments
This treatment includes professionally cleaning the pockets around your teeth to prevent damage to surrounding bone. Advanced cases may require surgery. We remove the head, damaged, or infected tissue from wounds to promote healing.
Deep Dental Cleaning is also called periodontal scaling and root planning. It’s similar to how a hygienist typically cleas your teeth but focuses on the outer surface of the roots and below your gum line. This special cleaning is needed when tarter buildup has caused infection of your gums.
Scaling & Root Planning
Scaling and root planing, is a procedure involving removal of dental plaque and calculus and then smoothing, or planing, of the exposed surfaces of the roots, removing cementum or dentine that is impregnated with calculus, toxins, or microorganisms, the etiologic agents that cause inflammation. This helps to establish a periodomtium that is remission of periodontal