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What is Ultrasonic Scaling?

Ultrasonic scaling is one of the most effective procedures for treating periodontal disease.

An ultrasonic scaler consists of a wand with a small scaling tip that produces a soft ultrasonic vibration. The small quick vibrations, in combination with a gentle water flow, thoroughly remove tartar, while decreasing the number of distractive bacteria below the gum line.

Removing tartar and bacteria are crucial to controlling periodontal disease.