Remove accumulated deposits on teeth to prevent gum disease. We recommend cleanings with examination of oral hard and soft tissues at least twice yearly and bitewing x-rays of back teeth once yearly.
Deep Scaling and Root Planing
In the event of inflammation and generalized gum pocketing deeper than 3 millimeters, deep scaling in conjunction with anesthesia is required to quell the disease.
Irrigation of the gum tissue during the procedure of deep scaling and root planing kills the bacteria following debridement and starts the healing process.