The biggest culprits behind gum disease are plaque and tartar. If Dr. Kendal Trujillo, our dentist, detects the presence of gum disease early enough, she may be able to reverse the damage with a process known as a deep cleaning or scaling and root planing. To learn more about scaling and root planing in Ruidoso, New Mexico, and to find out if it can help your smile, call 575-257-5179 today to plan your visit to Summit Dental.