Scaling and Root Planing removes plaque and tartar from the tooth and root surfaces. It helps to reduce bacteria counts and remove bacterial toxins from periodontal pockets. It is a recommended part of every patient’s oral health.
Dental cleaning, which is scaling and root planing removes plaque and calculus (tartar) on tooth and root surfaces is a recommended part of every patient’s oral health. It also helps to reduce bacteria counts, and remove bacterial toxins from periodontal pockets.
Research studies have shown that periodontal (gum) disease can play a significant role in our overall health and cause damage to our systemic health. Periodontal diseases range from simple gum inflammation to a serious disease that can result in major damage to the soft tissue and bone supporting the teeth. In the worst cases, teeth are lost. Periodontal (gum) disease is a leading cause of tooth loss, and may be associated with other chronic diseases, including diabetes and heart disease. Scaling and root planing is one of the least invasive, and most cost-effective treatments used to maintain your optimal periodontal health. Call us today to book an appointment!