Scaling & Root Planning

What is scaling and root planing?

Scaling and root planing are two deep cleaning procedures that can be effective in the fight against gingivitis and other early stages of gum disease (periodontal disease). The main goal of scaling and root planing is to remove bacteria and infected gum tissue, helping to encourage the growth of healthy gum tissue and restore the health of your smile. When periodontal disease is caught in the early stages, calling gingivitis, scaling and root planing can effectively maintain and improve your oral health, preventing the condition from progressing further and avoiding additional damage to your smile. In some cases, the effects of periodontal disease can even be reversed.

Do I need scaling and root planing?

Dr. Luth and Dr. Heideman may recommend scaling and root planing if you suffer from periodontal disease, especially if the condition is in the earlier stages. The number of visits required for scaling and root planing in Las Vegas, Nevada will depend on the number of and severity of the areas that need to be treated. Thanks to local anesthetic, scaling and root planing can be completely comfortable for the patient. To learn more about how scaling and root planing can improve your oral health, please call us at Luth & Heideman Center for Dental Care.

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