Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planing at Premier Dentistry of Gettysburg is a deep cleaning procedure vital for treating and managing gum disease, particularly in its early stages, known as gingivitis, and more advanced stages like periodontitis. This non-surgical treatment goes beyond regular dental cleaning to address the health of your gums and the roots of your teeth.

Scaling involves the careful removal of plaque and tartar (hardened plaque) from above and below the gum line. Our skilled dental professionals use specialized tools to gently yet effectively clean these areas, ensuring the removal of harmful bacteria and buildup.

Root planing follows, where we smooth the roots of the teeth to help the gums reattach to the tooth surface. This process also helps prevent plaque and bacteria from accumulating under the gum line in the future.

This treatment is essential for stopping the progression of gum disease, preventing bone loss, and protecting your overall oral health. At Premier Dentistry of Gettysburg, we perform scaling and root planing with utmost care and precision, ensuring your comfort throughout the procedure.

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1275 Biglerville Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-338-9905
Fax: 717-338-9906


Monday: 7:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday: 7:30am-5:00pm
Wednesday: 7:30am-5:00pm
Thursday: 7:30am-5:00pm
Friday: Closed