One of the treatments which Dr. Matthew Hansen may recommend if you are diagnosed with gum disease is scaling and root planing. This type of gum therapy helps to remove harmful bacteria, plaque and tartar from your teeth so that you can bring your gum disease under control and improve your health. To make an appointment with our dentist and learn more about scaling and root planing in Colorado Springs, Colorado, contact High Point Dental at 719-471-8111.