Scaling & Root Planing

Your Orthodontist may have already determined that you require a deep cleaning of your gums to remove bacteria. This procedure is usually preceded by a comprehensive Periodontal Exam.

Scaling

The term scaling refers to the removal of plaque, calculus and stain from teeth.

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Root Planing

The term root planing refers to the removal of root cementum and dentin that is rough, and /or permeated by calculus or contaminated with toxins or microorganisms. The root surface is smoothed during this process, thus allowing the gum tissue to heal and repair.

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Reviews for Scaling and Root Planing

Morris Periodontics

5 out of 5 stars based on 6 Scaling and Root Planing reviews.

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Everyone is so nice here and it makes difficult appointments much more enjoyable!

- Pamela R

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Robin was so wonderful and informative throughout the entire procedure. Great staff and doctor!!!

- Anonymous

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Very satisfied. Never had any pain or discomfort after.

- Connie B

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Nice people

- David R

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Went better than expected. Glad to recommend this office to anyone.

- Jeannette A

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Great doctor and staff. Very clean office!

- Bob S

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