One of the first treatments that Dr. Benjamin Tubo may recommend when you are diagnosed with gum disease is scaling and root planing. This treatment has been known be the highly effective in treating the early stage of gum disease and works by removing harmful plaque, tartar and bacteria from your mouth. To schedule an appointment with our dentist and learn more about scaling and root planing in Auburn, Massachusetts, call Steadfast Family Dental today at 508-832-8826.