What is Scaling?
Scaling is a treatment to removes hardened plaque (calculus) in order to maintain good oral hygiene.
Did you know? The calculus cannot be removed by only brushing your teeth?
Calculus is one of factors that leads to gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) and may proceeds to periodontitis (inflammation of tooth-supporting structure).
In future, this may leads to more serious complication ; infection or loosening of teeth.
Signs & Symptoms:
Calculus is more prone to cigarette smokers, pregnant women, bad oral hygiene, etc