The onset of periodontal disease can mark the start of serious oral health concerns. This condition, left untreated, can lead to tooth loss and trouble for your general health. Fortunately, there are still actions that control the threat and prevent complications. Based on our review of your gums, our Dallas, TX periodontal practice can determine if scaling and root planing is the right treatment for you. If so, we can proceed to both remove harmful microbes on your teeth roots and polish the surfaces to keep new bacteria from accumulating. As part of a larger plan to fight this condition, we can reduce your complications risks and keep your infection controlled.