Poor oral home care or a genetic predisposition can lead to the accumulation of plaque under the gum tissue, which is the beginning of gum disease. When diagnosed at Periodontal Care Center, our periodontist can perform scaling and root planing to remove the plaque and protect your smile. Please call 615-264-6404 if you need to see Dr. Jean-Max Jean-Pierre or would like to learn more about scaling and root planing in Hendersonville, Tennessee.