A 50-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me when you get root planing and scaling do they also remove the tartar?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes: That is what scaling and root planing is suppose to accomplish.
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Pain Management 36 years experience
Periodontal therapy: Root planing and scaling is one of the most effective ways to treat gum disease by removing plaque and tartar before it becomes severe.
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Last updated Aug 8, 2015
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