If Dr. Jackson Payne diagnoses you with periodontal disease, he may recommend a scaling and root planing treatment as the first step in fighting the disease. Scaling and root planing helps remove the harmful bacteria and plaque from your mouth so that you can begin the process of regaining your oral health and smile. Call Payne Family Dentistry today at 901-365-9054 to schedule your appointment with our dentist and learn more about scaling and root planing in Memphis, Tennessee.