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When people are experiencing gum soreness, bleeding, or swelling, periodontal disease may be to blame. Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease is typically caused by bacteria getting into the gum “pockets” and causing irritation and discomfort. If left untreated, gum disease can lead to increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, or complete tooth loss.
An experienced doctor may recommend scaling and root planing in Berkeley, CA to treat this issue. There is a lot to learn about how scaling and root planning treatments can give patients a healthy smile with disease free gums.
Scaling and root planning is an important dental procedure for anyone who has periodontal disease, which is when the gums start to recede from the teeth. This can cause the teeth to become loose and eventually fall out. When it comes to maintaining good oral health, scaling and root planning procedures are essential for many patients. This procedure removes the plaque, calculus, and bacteria while also reversing the effects of periodontal (gum) disease.
Scaling and root planning (SRP) are non-surgical procedures that can treat gum disease by removing plaque, bacteria, and tartar that may be found beneath the gum line or in gum tissue “pockets”. By cleaning the gums and roots, a smoother surface results and encourages gum tissue growth and reattachment (for receding gums) and gum pocket reduction to improve gum and oral health.
Are you ready to improve the health of your smile with scaling and root planning procedures? Get in contact with doctor, Dr. Keith Chertok, at our Berkeley, CA office to schedule an appointment today! When you come to our advanced office, our caring and experienced team of professionals can help you restore your smile with scaling and root planning.
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Keith Chertok, DDS2620 Ashby Avenue, Suite 101Berkeley, CA 94705Contact UsCurrent Patients: (510) 548-0150New Patients : (510) 327-3240Fax: (510) 548-0156Email: email@example.com