What Happens During A Deep Cleaning?

Deep cleaning sessions treat more than just the teeth. This treatment is meant to address gum disease and stop it from progressing. Here’s what happens during this procedure:

Key takeaways:

  • Your dentist will use local anaesthesia to reduce discomfort when working around the gumline.
  • Tartar, bacteria and plaque will be removed using a scaling tool.
  • Next, the dentist will do some root planing to encourage gum tissue to become attached to the teeth again.

You may also need medication post-procedure to reduce discomfort and inflammation.

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