Services - Periodontics
Providing the Highest Quality Dental Care at Affordable Prices

Woodlands Dental Partners is a state-of-the-art facility with highly trained, friendly and professional dentists and staff. We want your visit with us to be comfortable and affordable, and that starts with making sure you feel at home. We know that going to the dentist isn’t necessarily something you look forward to, so we work hard to make your time with us as pleasant as possible. From cleanings to extractions and everything in between, we're here to keep your smile healthy and bright.

Take a moment to learn about our dental procedures and always ask your hygienist and/or Dentist for explanations of any procedure you are nervous about or just want further explanation of.

Hours of Operation

Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Periodontic Services


Scaling & Root Planing

The first step is scaling. This involves scraping away the tartar buildup on teeth, both above and below the gum line.2 Tartar develops when plaque, a sticky film of naturally occurring bacteria, hardens on teeth.1 The longer plaque and tartar are on teeth, the more damage can occur to teeth and gums.2

Root planing comes next. It involves removing rough areas on the root below the gumline where germs grow.2 Bacteria create the infection that causes gum disease.2 Read More...

 
1 “Oral Health Topics A-Z. Cleaning Your Teeth and Gums (Oral Hygiene).” American Dental Association. www.ada.org/2624.aspx Accessed 2009. 2 “Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments.” National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, June 18, 2009. www.nidcr.nih.gov/OralHealth/Topics/GumDiseases/PeriodontalGumDisease.htm Accessed 2009.