Are Scaling and Root Planing Worth the Money?

…or is it just an expensive scam?

Person receiving a dental cleaning, dentist wearing white gloves using a pink tool and a mirror.
Photo by Caroline LM on Unsplash

Recently my dentist recommended a deep cleaning procedure since it had been quite some time since my last appointment. I’d already handled a slew of dental problems throughout the year, and now all that was left was to scrape my teeth and fill the cavities. Still, people have always complimented my smile…it’s not as if my teeth…



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