Dental Scaling involves cleaning of the tooth surfaces as well as the tooth-gum interface.Plaque and Calculus (Tarter) is removed mechanically using an ultrasonic scaler.
This procedure is Pain-free and has no Side-Effects to the teeth.
Polishing of teeth is done after thorough Scaling, to give a smooth shiny surface to the teeth.
The objective for periodontal scaling and root planing is to remove dental plaque and calculus (tartar), which house bacteria that release toxins which cause inflammation to the gum tissue and surrounding bone.
This procedure is indicated minimum once in a year for most patients.