Scaling & Root Planning

Let us help you defend your teeth against periodontitis.

Scaling and root planning are the first line of defense against periodontitis. These procedures entail a careful cleaning of the crown and root surfaces under the gums to remove bacteria, toxins, and tartar (calculus) that build up in the pocket. In order to maximize patient comfort, a local anesthetic is used. Nitrous oxide analgesia can also be administered to help alleviate apprehension.

Healthy Tooth vs. Diseased Tooth


The Evolution of Periodontitis



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