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Post-Op Instructions for Scaling and Root Planing – Austin, TX

Recovering from Gum Disease Therapy

When gum disease has advanced to a certain stage, scaling and root planing can be administered to remove the bacteria causing the infection and prevent it from coming back. It involves going deep under the gumline and clearing out plaque and then making the rough roots too slick for it to build up again. The following consists of post-operative instructions you need to follow after scaling and root planing: