Scaling and Rooting

If you come in for a dental cleaning and find that you have gum disease that has not yet become severe, then scaling and root planning will be the most effective treatment.

Scaling and root planning allows Glendale dentists and Glendale dental hygienists to clean between your gums and your teeth down to the very roots themselves. This is done with either an ultrasonic tool or a standard scraping tool.

scaling-and-rootingWhen is Scaling and Root Planning necessary?

There are multiple reasons to turn to scaling and root planning treatments including:

Bacteria Removal: The bacteria that causes periodontal disease can travel throughout the body and cause other internal problems. With scaling and root planning, we can remove this harmful bacterium and keep it from spreading.

Removing this bacterium also restores health to the tissues and keeps pain and inflammation at bay.

Protecting Teeth: The bacteria growth found also causes tartar and plaque growth. When plaque grows, it begins to cover the gums and the teeth. It hardens and becomes calculus, which makes it difficult to properly clean leading to additional problems with cavities and gum disease.

Scaling and root planning can remove this calculus build-up and give patients clean teeth while making it possible to continue cleaning teeth at home. Our Glendale dental office is particularly skilled in removing calculus build-up.

What happens after treatment?

In some cases, anesthesia may be used for a more comfortable treatment. If used, your gums and lips may be numb for several hours following treatment. This is not dangerous and is simply a result of the anesthetic.

You should not have significant pain following treatment and with a good oral hygiene routine, the gum disease progression should stop entirely. Following treatment at our Glendale dental office and the institution of a good oral hygiene routine, within a few weeks to a few months your gums will heal and turn pink and firm.

At Dental Solutions, we put our patient’s health first. Regardless of the dental procedures that a patient may require, Dental Solutions dentists are committed to providing quality care that leaves a lasting benefit for each individual patient.

What separates Dental Solutions from other dental care practitioners and dental care practices?

Our location.

Our office is located in Glendale, AZ; So no matter where you are in the Phoenix Metro area, we are there to care for your teeth.

Our care.

Our dentists take a personal interest in each patient and are eager to provide patients with the best possible dental care, dental treatments, and home oral hygiene instruction.

Our staff.

All Arizona dental clinics must have dentists who are licensed with the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners yet not all dentists are committed to the well-being and oral health of their patients. At Dental Solutions, we are committed to your well-being and your oral health.

Client Testimonials

  • The staff at dental solutions not only made me feel comfortable, They took their time with me. I love the service I received and would really recommend this office. Thanks again for your assistance.

  • Very professional, everyone was so very nice!!
    All of my questions were answered in a manner I could understand, everyone was so polite and non-judgemental. All prices were explained and were very reasonable overall. I was very impressed with Dr. “B”, I don’t even feel the price of the needle!! Dr. “B” was great.

  • 5-Stars
    It was painless, the receptionist, and assistants were so friendly and Doctor “B” was excellent!!

  • Excellent Care & Services in all aspects, modern equipment, courteous and caring staff and extremely caring and gentle dentist. I would and have recommended dental solutions to all my friends.

  • Excellent
    Everyone was very helpful and friendly, I really appreciated the prompt turnaround on my dentures ( they have a lab on site ).

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