Scaling / Root Planing

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More About Scaling / Root Planing

Scaling and root planing, often referred to as a deep cleaning, is a non-surgical dental procedure aimed at treating and preventing gum disease. Plaque and tartar build-up on the teeth and below the gumline can cause inflammation and infection if not properly addressed. In the scaling part of the procedure, special dental instruments are used to meticulously remove this build-up from the tooth surfaces and beneath the gums. Following the scaling, the root planing process begins. This involves smoothing the roots of the teeth to help the gums reattach, promoting healing and preventing further plaque and bacteria from accumulating beneath the gumline. This two-part procedure is an effective way to halt the progression of gum disease, protect your oral health, and maintain a clean and healthy smile.

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Why Choose Our Practice

Patient First Approach

Our patient-first approach begins with a warm welcome from our friendly staff, who take the time to understand each patient's concerns, expectations, and dental history. This information helps our dental team to develop a customized treatment plan to help you achieve a healthy and confident smile.

Welcoming Team

At Austin Dental Group in Coquitlam, BC, patients can expect to receive exceptional dental care from our team of highly skilled and compassionate professionals. The staff, led by the accomplished Dr. Ellen Koo, are dedicated to providing personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient's unique needs.

Multilingual Office

By having staff members who are fluent in different languages, Austin Dental Group can better connect with our patients and build strong relationships based on trust and understanding. This level of connection is crucial in alleviating any potential anxiety or misconceptions about dental treatments.

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