Ultrasonic Scaling

Ultrasonic scaling is one of the most effective procedures for treating periodontal disease. An ultrasonic scaler consists of a wand with a small scaling tip that produces a soft ultrasonic vibration which, when combined with a gentle water flow, removes tartar and decreases the number of destructive bacteria below the gum-line.

Signs of periodontal disease
Signs of periodontal disease
The ultrasonic scaler
The ultrasonic scaler

What is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal (or gum) disease is an infection of the teeth, gums, and bone that surround the teeth. Plaque bacteria naturally builds up on the teeth and along the gums; if it is not removed by brushing, flossing, and regular trips to the dentist, it hardens into tartar. This accumulation of plaque and tartar increases the levels of harmful bacteria in your mouth, resulting in receded gums and pockets created between the teeth roots and gums. If periodontal disease is left untreated, it can ultimately lead to tooth loss.

How You Benefit From Ultrasonic Scaling

Ultrasonic scaling is far superior to using hand scaling alone, including:

  • More efficient removal of plaque and tartar
  • A reduced need for hand removal of stubborn deposits
  • Greater comfort for you

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Smile club, Platinum prevention plan details

The Keep on Smiling Club Prevention Plans are designed for patients who do not have dental insurance or need more than $1000 in dental care.

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