To ensure that your smile reaches its optimum health, our dentist can provide scaling and root planing in Shenandoah, Texas, if your gums are damaged from gum disease. During your regular appointments, Dr. Annette Mata-Murphy will check for the symptoms of the beginning stages of gum disease, such as sensitive, swelling, or receding gums. If your gums are damaged, scaling and root planing can provide the deep cleaning that they need to heal and fight off future infection. We understand that you may have questions for our dentist about gum disease. If so, we invite you to call Portofino Dental Care at 832-813-8742 and talk with our friendly, knowledgeable team.