Periodontal Scaling and Root Planing in La Jolla, CA
If you’re looking for an experienced and compassionate dentist to provide periodontal scaling and root planing in La Jolla, CA, look no further than Dr. Rachelle T. Flores. We understand that periodontal scaling and root planing can be intimidating, so we strive to make it as comfortable and stress-free as possible. During your appointment at our practice, Dr. Flores will scale away tartar buildup from the teeth above and below the gum line. She will then use special instruments to plan or smooth any rough spots on the roots of your teeth that may have been damaged by infection. This procedure helps remove bacteria from around the gums and can also help prevent future infections. Dr. Flores offers several sedation dentistry options, including nitrous oxide and oral conscious sedation, to make your treatment as easy as possible.
What are Scaling and Root Planing?
Scaling and root planing is a procedure used to remove plaque, tartar, and bacteria that have formed beneath the gum line. It helps to reduce inflammation and decrease any pocket depths that may have been caused by periodontal disease. During this procedure, Dr. Flores will use special instruments to carefully remove all plaque buildup from above and below the gum line. She will then use special instruments to smooth any rough spots on your tooth roots which may have been caused by infection or decay.
Benefits of Periodontal Scaling and Root Planing in La Jolla, CA
Periodontal scaling and root planing offer many benefits for patients with periodontal disease. It helps to reduce inflammation and can help prevent future infections from occurring. Additionally, this procedure can help stop the progression of gum disease and can even reverse some of the damage that has already happened. Finally, it can also give your teeth a much smoother surface, making them easier to clean in the future.
Financing Your Periodontal Scaling and Root Planing Treatment in La Jolla, CA
At Dr. Rachelle T. Flores’s office, we understand that scaling and rooting can be significant for many patients. We have several financing options to help make this treatment more affordable, including CareCredit and other major insurance plans. We also accept cash, checks, major credit cards, and select dental insurance plans.
Schedule Your Periodontal Scaling and Root Planing Consultation in La Jolla, CA Today!
If you’re ready to improve the health of your gums and get a smile that looks and feels excellent, contact Dr. Rachelle T. Flores’s office today for a periodontal scaling and root planing consultation in La Jolla, CA. We look forward to helping you achieve optimal oral health!