If you or our dentists recognize the signs of gum disease early, our team may be able to reverse the damage with a simple process known as scaling and root planing in Roseville, California. This treatment will leave you with a cleaner and healthier smile and you can learn more when you call J. Hansen, DDS at (916) 774-1605 for your appointment.

Scaling and Root Planing John Hansen DDS

Scaling and root planing is one of the most common and effective treatments recommended for gum disease before it becomes severe. This deep cleaning treatment includes two main steps:

The goals of scaling and root planing are to remove bacteria, plaque and tartar, and to halt the progress of the disease. While most scaling and root planing treatments can be completed comfortably without an anesthetic, our dentists can offer several anesthetic and other comfort options to make certain that you feel at ease during your treatment. The gum disease treatment may be split up into several appointments, in which we treat one section of the mouth at each appointment.

Scaling and root planing may be combined with other types of periodontal therapy, such as antibiotic treatment. For most patients, it is enough to prevent periodontal disease from progressing further. For more information about the benefits of scaling and root planing and to learn more about the other types of periodontal treatment we offer, please do not hesitate to contact our office.