Scaling and Root planing
This Scaling term is also known as deep cleaning, is a non-surgical procedure in which we remove or eliminate bacterial plaque (biofilm) and/or tartar.
The most important thing is to restore each patient’s oral health; this is achieved by removing the bacterial plaque and tartar, which are responsible for gum inflammation and cause periodontal pockets. The deep cleaning or root planing Treatment helps your gums start to shrink and heal in addition to providing improved access to oral hygiene. Thus, reducing the signs and symptoms of disease.
Scaling and Root planing Treatment
For Scaling used periodontal curettes and ultrasonic devices, the specialist removes the accumulation of plaque and tartar from the tooth surface, also removing contaminated tissue, leaving a smooth and clean surface. Usually, the procedure can be performed in one or two sessions.