If you are diagnosed with periodontal disease, our dentist may recommend scaling and root planing to help fight the disease and eliminate the harmful, disease-causing bacteria in your mouth. This is often one of the first treatments recommended after periodontal disease is diagnosed and is usually very effective in halting the spread of gum disease before it can cause further damage. To learn more about scaling and root planing in Eureka, California, and make an appointment with Dr. Gordon Lewis, call us today at 707-445-1104.