Root Planing and Scaling Explained


Lots More Information

Related Articles

Sources

  • American Academy of Periodontology. "Periodontal Procedures." AAP. (January 23, 2012) http://www.perio.org/consumer/procedures.htm
  • Healthwise. "Root planing and scaling for gum disease." WebMD. August 21, 2009. (January 23, 2012) http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/root-planing-and-scaling-for-gum-disease
  • NIDCR. "Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments." July 2011. (January 23, 2012) http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/nidcr2.nih.gov/Templates/CommonPage.aspx?NRMODE=Published&NRNODEGUID={CE246689-D899-4CC7-B68A-805AD910F4E7}&NRORIGINALURL=%2fOralHealth%2fTopics%2fGumDiseases%2fPeriodontalGumDisease.htm&NRCACHEHINT=Guest#deep
  • Rohm, Dr. John G. "Surprising Dangers of Gum Disease." JGR Cosmetic & Family Dentistry. (January 23, 2012) http://www.drjohnrohm.com/articles/gumdisease.htm
  • Romito, Kathleen. "Gum Disease." WebMD. August 21, 2009. (January 31, 2012) http://www.webmd.com/hw-popup/gum-disease
  • Shaju, Jacob P. "Factors Influencing Pain Experienced During Scaling and Root Planing: A Correlative Pilot Trial." Journal of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry. Vol 3, no. 1, Page 8-12. June 11, 2011. (January 23, 2012) https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:Ci52ZHjRch4J:dentistry.tbzmed.ac.ir/jpid/index.php/jpid/article/view/2011e5/30+&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESilLMm2NRPXfUrbpph7zuWuVNB1UzzRuD6Q84m4UQJHK5VKOFfNIL8TFuGrwYvYsPlctm088bBzMRv9aqUUSZ3mSOie_wF8qVOQtNc0W-Az6zxy46CX5jOWGu1_CsFXoa6wh1eN&sig=AHIEtbTBivCTZP-69OaixzwDyizZ1wENvw
  • Snydman, Dr. Harry D. "Post-Op Instructions After Scaling and Root Planing." (January 23, 2012) http://www.newtowndental.com/POScalingRootPlaning.html
  • Turchetta, Anastasia L. "Simplifying Scaling and Root Planing with Ultrasonics." Academy of Dental Therapeutics and Stomatology. 2008. (January 25, 2012)
  • University of Maryland Medical Center. "Periodontal Disease – Treatment." January 22, 2009. (January 23, 2012) http://www.umm.edu/patiented/articles/what_procedures_treatment_of_periodontal_disease_000024_8.htm
  • WebMD. "Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease (Gum Disease)." (January 24, 2012) http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/gingivitis-periodontal-disease