Root Scaling

Root Scaling

At Riverside Dental, our dentists and team believe that the gums and soft tissues that support your teeth are an important aspect of your smile and deserve high-quality care. We are pleased to offer a variety of measures and treatments to ensure your periodontal care is effective and fast. The main focus of periodontal care is to prevent gingivitis, bone loss and other negative conditions that could affect your overall oral health.

Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums and is the precursor to periodontal disease. If left untreated, you can lose gum tissue and eventually lose your teeth. To treat these conditions, we offer a wide variety of deep cleaning methods and medication, including scaling and root planing. Scaling and root planing are designed to remove tartar, which are hardened deposits that form above and beneath the gumline. Our experienced dental hygiene team use an ultrasonic scaler to complete these treatments with precision and ultimate comfort.

For more advanced cases, we may also suggest Peridex™, a powerful medication that can assist in healing your gums and kill disease.

If you would like more information about periodontal care in Jacksonville, Florida, and all of the ways that gingivitis and other forms of gum disease can be treated, please contact us today. We never want you to wait to get the care you need and deserve.

For first-class dental care, please contact our team by calling us at 904-355-5531. We would be happy to schedule your consultation with our dentists, Dr. Michael Spencer, Dr. Camden Smith or Dr. Adam Cohlmia, and answer your questions. We hope to meet you soon!

If you have dental concerns about how to restore your smile or replace missing or damaged teeth, we invite you to call us for your:

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1061 Riverside Avenue,
Jacksonville, FL 32204



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