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Elite Dental Care | Routine and Periodontal Gum Therapy in West Bloomfield

EliteDentalCare_Logo.png  Elite Dental Care

5651 West Maple rd.

West Bloomfield, MI 48322

 BUSINESS HOURS 

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday9AM - 5 PM | Wednesday & Friday 9 AM - 2 PM

SUMMER BUSINESS HOURS

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 7:30 AM - 3 PM I Wednesday & Friday 9AM - 2 PM

5651 W MAPLE RD, WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI 48322

(248) 851-6166

Routine and Periodontal Gum Therapy
AGD Member
 

SCALING    AND ROOT PLANING

Scaling and root planing is a careful cleaning of the root surfaces to remove plaque and calculus [tartar] from deep periodontal pockets and to smooth the tooth root to remove bacterial toxins. Scaling and root planing is often followed by adjunctive therapy such as local delivery antimicrobials and host modulation, as needed on a case-by-case basis.

Most periodontists would agree that after scaling and root planing, many patients do not require any further active treatment. However, the majority of patients will require ongoing maintenance therapy to sustain health.