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Scaling & Root Planning

Scaling and root planing are the traditional treatments used to control later stages of gum disease.

Scaling involves removing all plaque and tartar that sits above and below the gumline. Root planing is done after scaling.

It is the process of smoothing the root surfaces under the gumline to minimize inflammation
and help the gum tissue heal from infection. Planing also helps remove bacterial toxins from the mouth.

The Process:

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