Scaling & Root Planing

Scaling and root planing, often referred to as deep cleaning, is a non-surgical periodontal procedure offered at Sugar Land Dental Associates that aims to treat gum diseases like gingivitis and periodontitis. This comprehensive intervention involves meticulous cleaning of the teeth and their roots, fostering gum health and preventing disease progression.

Purpose and Process

Scaling focuses on removing plaque and tartar deposits from the tooth surfaces and beneath the gumline. Root planing smooths out rough spots on tooth roots, discouraging the accumulation of harmful bacteria. 

Benefits and Significance

Scaling and root planing halt the advancement of gum diseases by eliminating sources of inflammation and infection. The procedure reduces pocket depths between gums and teeth, promoting gum tissue attachment.

Professional Expertise

Dr. Jai V. Patel, DDS and Dr. Rahil H. Patel, DDS conduct scaling and root planing, utilizing specialized tools to ensure thorough cleaning and root smoothing. Local anesthesia may be administered to enhance patient comfort during the procedure.

Post-Treatment Care

After scaling and root planing, patients are advised on proper oral hygiene practices and maintenance. Regular follow-up appointments with our dentist and team are scheduled to monitor progress and adjust treatment as necessary.

Long-Term Outcomes

Scaling and root planing effectively restore gum health, preventing the progression of gum diseases. Consistent oral hygiene and professional maintenance contribute to sustained periodontal wellness.

We invite you to call our office at 281-207-4161 today to schedule an appointment for scaling and root planing in Sugar Land, Texas.