Periodontal scaling and root planning involves the removal of calculus, bacterial plaque, diseased cementum (the outer covering of the root surface), and diseased tissue from the inner lining of the crevice surrounding the teeth. The purpose of this procedure is to reduce some of the causes of periodontal disease to a level more manageable by my individual immune system.
What to Expect?
Periodontal scaling and root planning typically needs 2 appointments which should be done ideally within 4-6 weeks for optimal results.
We will admister local anesthetics to make your visit with us a little more comfortable. We will also customize a specific recall plan for our office and your home care plan.
Home care is just as important as professional treatment.