Scaling involves the removal of dental plaque, calculus and stains from the tooth surfaces so that the teeth become clean and smooth.
To remove dental plaque, calculus and stains to prevent gum disease
Procedures for scaling
Use hand instrument or ultrasonic cleaning device to remove plaque, calculus or stain from the tooth surfaces.
Use a special cleaning paste to polish the tooth surfaces until they are clean and smooth.
Points to note after scaling
If you have gum disease,you may experience slight discomfort and gum bleeding for a few days after scaling. However, you should still pay attention to clean your teeth properly. The situation will gradually get better.