Gum disease can be caused by a number of different things, including hormonal changes, personal habits and even genetics. But in most cases, gum disease is caused by a buildup of plaque and tartar on the surfaces of a person’s teeth. If the symptoms of gum disease are caught early enough, our dentist can clean your teeth and their roots and fight the problem with a treatment called scaling and root planing in Frisco, Texas. If you would like to find out if this treatment could help your smile, call Dental Care of Frisco at 214-436-5122 to schedule a visit with Dr. Thomas Grant.