According to the CDC, half of all adults in America suffer from periodontal disease. Our office offers Perio Root Planing and Scaling, also known as Deep Cleanings, to help combat this problem. Once your gums are healthy, periodontal maintenance is the next step to continue keeping your mouth healthy.
During a maintenance cleaning, we remove any tartar and plaque buildup above and below your gums. This includes your gum pockets and underneath your gum line. We also remove bacteria. In bad cases of periodontal disease, we may medicate your teeth (and gum pockets) with an antibiotic or antimicrobial gel. We also use this time to take radiographs and get a clear view of your teeth and gums.