One of the first treatments Dr. Maung Maung Ryan Thaw may recommend after you have been diagnosed with gum disease is a scaling and root planing procedure. Scaling and root planing cleans the harmful, plaque and bacteria from teeth above and below the gum line to improve your oral health. Call Dixon Landing Family Dental Care at 408-942-7791 to set up your appointment with our dentist and to learn more about scaling and root planing in Milpitas, California.