If you would like to halt the spread of gingivitis, also known as gum disease, our exemplary dentist may recommend scaling and root planing. Scaling and root planing is a deep cleaning treatment of your gums, tooth surfaces and tooth roots to eradicate harmful bacteria and debris and to stop any further breakdown of the periodontal tissues.​ To learn more about scaling and root planing in Honolulu , Hawaii, and make your appointment, call the practice of Scott A. Wardwell, DDS at 808-946-0713 today!