One of the treatments that our dentists may recommend if you have been diagnosed with gum disease is scaling and root planing. This periodontal treatment removes disease-causing bacteria and plaque from the surfaces of your teeth and tooth roots to begin the process of improving your oral health. Call Tranquility Dental Wellness today at 360-999-5654 to learn more about scaling and root planing in Tumwater, Washington, and make an appointment with Dr. Colby Cockrell.