One of the first treatments Dr. Mikhail Nasakin and Dr. Galina Nasakin may recommend to treat gum disease is scaling and root planing. This simple periodontal treatment works to remove the harmful bacteria and plaque in your mouth to halt the progression of the disease and help you begin healing. Call Palo Alto Dental Care today at 650-325-2457 to make an appointment with our dentists and find out more about scaling and root planing in Palo Alto, California.