Periodontal Treatment: Deep Cleaning, Scaling and Root Planing

What is periodontitis and when do I need periodontal treatment?

Periodontitis is an inflammatory disease that destroys the gums and other supporting structures around the teeth. Periodontal treatment is needed when gum disease has advanced past gingivitis. A July 2015 study in the Journal of the American Dental Association stated that chronic periodontitis affects 47% […]