Buildup of plaque and tartar on the teeth can harbor bacteria, allowing them a home base to decay and erode your teeth, as well as attack your gums and cause periodontal diseases. Our dentist, Dr. Kelly McDonough provides scaling and root planing in Dana Point, California, to remove the plaque and tartar buildup on your teeth. If you have any questions, please give McDonough Family Dental a call at 949-487-7779 today.