Dental Scaling

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Dental scaling removes plaque and tartar build up in the mouth and collect at an area above and below the gum line, called the sulcus (loss of bone support around tooth). Also may cause gingivitis (gum inflammation). Eventually, this buildup will cause the gums to pull away from the teeth, forming periodontal pockets in the mouth. These pockets fill with even more plaque, and the subsequent build-up can lead to periodontal disease (also called gum disease). In severe cases, a dentist may need to perform gum surgery, such as a gingivectomy (removal of gum tissue), or periodontal flap surgery (removal of gum tissue and underlying bone).

The team at our Hearst, Ontario dental office has made patients of all ages smile for two decades. 
Call our Hearst dental office today on (705) 372-1601 to reserve checkups or consultations for your family. With 5-star service and a commitment to excellence, Hearst dentist Dr. Gilles Lecours and our team look forward to becoming your preferred dental healthcare providers.
Last Updated On 2021-09-20