Scaling and Root Planing
Scaling and root planing is the Nonsurgical periodontal therapy,and as the name suggests, it comprises all the components of oral treatment other than surgical procedures, to attain most of the desirable outcome of the therapy.
Scaling and root planing can also be termed as the basis or stepping stone for any treatment.deep cleaning teeth.
It involves using ultrasonic instruments for cleaning the deposits on the tooth surface. Laser cleaning is also done for scaling and root planing.
How long will the procedure last?
Scaling is a 45 mins to 1 hour procedure.
Will scaling lead to sensitivity of my teeth?
No ,scaling does not cause any sensitivity,it only involves removal of deposits over the tooth surface and is not harmful to teeth.
What should be the intervals between two scaling procedures?
Regular follow up to the dentist is recommended every 6 months.
Can i resume my office after the procedure?
Yes,immediately after the process daily work can be resumed.