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How You Benefit From Undergoing An Ultrasonic Scaling

An ultrasonic scaling is a procedure used when a patient needs to address poor periodontal health. If you show signs of gingivitis, it can be used to target the bacteria under your gum line, which can do serious harm to your oral health if no action is taken. As it removes plaque, the scaler used by your dentist can release a cooling treatment, to help with potential discomfort. A scaling, also known as a deep cleaning, will help prevent potentially difficult oral health problems that can arise when you have gum disease. If nothing is done in time, your periodontal condition will worsen, and you can experience difficult complications.

Take Active Measures Against Gum Disease

One thing you should certainly do is pay attention to potential signs of gum disease. If you notice that your gums appear redder, or show signs of swelling, you may have an infection. Gums that tend to bleed can also be a sign of trouble. If your dentist determines it would be appropriate, an ultrasonic scaling will attack the bacteria under your gum line creating problems, and allow you to return to good health. Keeping up with quality preventive dental care at home will help you keep your gums in good condition.

Are You Taking Advantage Of Your Dental Office’s Preventive Services

Patients who come in for regular preventive care are less likely to experience problems like tooth decay and gum disease. Approximately every six months, make sure you have an appointment booked to undergo a professional dental cleaning and exam. If you limit your smile to only the care you provide at home, you can leave yourself at a disadvantage, and let problems slip by without your notice.

Receiving An Ultrasonic Scaling From Modern Dentistry Of Shrewsbury

At Modern Dentistry of Shrewsbury, our practice can help patients fight gum disease with an ultrasonic scaling. If you are concerned you might be experiencing poor periodontal health, or if you have a different concern you think your dentist can help with, let us know! Contact us to schedule an appointment with Dr. Pizzi, Dr. Mehdi, and colleagues by calling (508) 842-8838. Located in Shrewsbury, MA, we proudly offer our services to patients from Worcester, North and South Grafton, Westborough, Southborough, Northborough, Boylston, Hopkinton, Millbury, and all other surrounding communities.