If you are diagnosed with gum disease, our dentists may recommend a scaling and root planing treatment to help remove harmful plaque and bacteria from your mouth. Scaling and root planing is frequently the first treatment provided to combat gum disease, and can be highly effective when combined with a thorough oral hygiene routine. Call Modesto Dental Group at 209-527-3990 to make your appointment with our experienced dentists and to learn more about scaling and root planing in Modesto, California.