Scale and root planing (SRP) is deep cleaning of the teeth below the gum line to treat gum disease. Scaling removes both bacterial plaque as well as calcified tartar from below the gumline. Root planing then smooths the root of the tooth providing an ideal surface to which the gums reattach.
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Expansive General Dentistry practice of forty plus years and want to give back to the public the knowledge of the dental profession which has been so good to me.