Scaling and Root Planing

Deep Cleanings in Pittsburgh, PA

Scaling and Root Planing, Deep Cleaning in Pittsburgh, PA - South Vue DentistrySome patients need specialized periodontal cleaning beyond regular cleaning. Called a deep scaling and cleaning, or scaling and root planing, this treatment can help to stop and reverse gum disease. Gum disease is a major problem in the United States, and the consequences include tooth loss, cardiovascular issues, and much more.

In a deep scaling and cleaning, the team at South Vue Dentistry cleans beneath your gumline and along the roots of your teeth. There is no need to worry – you’ll be kept comfortable the entire time. While you may never end up needing a deep scaling and cleaning, this treatment can be invaluable for resolving gum disease and its symptoms, including bleeding, swollen gums, and bad breath.

How long has it been since you visited the dentist? Call us now at (412) 835-2288 , and we’ll be happy to make an appointment for you.