Adult Male Scaling and Root Planing- Melbourne, FL
The patient expressed concerns of unhealthy gums and poor cosmetic appeal. During a comprehensive exam he was found to have inflamed gum tissue with deep pockets between the tissues and teeth, causing bacteria to become trapped. As a result, the patient had developed active periodontal disease and moderate bone loss. Dr. Patel's diagnosis included the recommendation of a Scaling and Root Planing, also known as a deep cleaning. The procedure included the removal of all calculus, plaque, bacteria and toxins from both the tooth and root surfaces. The patient received instructions for proper home health care and was also placed on a regular periodontal maintenance routine in office to maintain his periodontal disease.More
Scaling and Root Planing
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