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Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planing is a procedure that remove debris from the root surface to alleviate gum disease. It is the initial therapy used to treat all periodontal (gum/bone) problems. Both Ultra Sonic and traditional tooth scalers are used in this process in conjunction with disinfectant fluids.

Sonicaire ToothBrush

The Sonicaire tooth brush is an electric toothbrush that uses ultrasonic vibrating bristles to gently clean at home, often more effectively than a manual toothbrush. It is the only electric toothbrush he recommends.

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