Our dentist may recommend scaling and root planing to help combat gum disease and improve your oral health. This periodontal treatment is often the first step after you have been diagnosed with gum disease, and it may be combined with other treatments to provide you with the most effective treatment possible. Call Lake Tapps Dental at 253-863-4040 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Vincent Ho and learn more about scaling and root planing in Bonney Lake, Washington.