Scaling and Root Planning – Deep Cleanings in Atlanta
Periodontal treatment should be done with ease and as a conservative, cost-effective solution. Deep cleanings are also knows as scaling and root planing. ‘Scaling’ is the removal of dental tartar from teeth above and below the gum line; ‘Root planing’ involves the smoothing of the root surfaces to remove bacterial toxins. This procedure is typically broken up into two appointments; one for the right side of the mouth (upper and lower) and one for the left. These procedures are performed by our gentle and talented hygienists, keeping your comfort in mind.