Scaling and Root Planing | Tampa & New Port Richey

Scaling & Root Planing

Let us help you defend your teeth against periodontitis.

Scaling and root planing 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. Laughing gas can also be administered to help alleviate apprehension.

Questions About Scaling & Root Planing?

Visit our Tampa or New Port Richey offices to talk with one of our periodontal specialists.

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