Root Surface Debridement

Dr. Katie Murphy, Dr. Taylor Darmetko and associates may recommend root surface debridement to clean the root surfaces of your tooth and halt the progression of gum disease. This helps you begin the process of healing and improves your oral health. Call Aspire Dental Health at 781.660.7800 to schedule your appointment with our dentists and learn more abut root surface debridement in South Weymouth, Massachusetts.

Over time, your tooth my acquire calcified deposits in the gum pockets. This can make the surface of your tooth rough and difficult to keep clean, and it may encourage harmful bacteria to remain present and continue to advance your gum disease. Root surface debridement (RSD) is a simple procedure which cleans the root surfaces to remove these deposits, smoothing out the tooth surface and slowing the progression of periodontal disease.

When you receive root surface debridement our dentists will carefully scrape away the deposits from your mouth, removing plaque, tartar and bacterial toxins to thoroughly clean the area and smooth it out. We will provide a local anesthetic for your comfort and may combine your debridement treatment with other periodontal therapies to produce the best results.

For more information about root surface debridement and to schedule a consultation with our caring dentists, please contact our office today.