Dr. Philip Tetz uses scaling and root planing to treat periodontal, or gum, disease. During this procedure, our dentist will carefully remove plaque and tartar from below the gum line, helping to eliminate gum disease. Please call us at 210-231-0430 today for more information about scaling and root planing in San Antonio, Texas, and to make your appointment at Dr. Phil's Family Dental Care PLLC.