When gum disease is in the early stages, our dentist may perform a deep cleaning procedure known as scaling and root planing to treat the infection. We invite you to learn more about the process of scaling and root planing in Zillah, Washington, if you have been diagnosed with gum disease or have noticed swelling, redness, and irritation in your gums. Call Stafford Dental Center at 509-314-3008 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Stafford.