Post-op Instructions for Scaling and Root Planing

Now that you’ve had scaling and root planing therapy, it’s important to follow these recommendations to speed healing. If we used an anesthetic during the procedure, avoid chewing until the numbness has worn off completely. Wait at least 2 hours before eating, and then select a soft diet for the first 48 to 72 hours, chewing on the opposite side of your mouth.


Ultrasonic Scaling Procedure

Ultrasonic scaling is one of the most effective procedures for removing plaque and tartar.

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