Scaling is a conventional procedure involving removal of dental plaque and calculus (scaling or debridement) and then smoothing of the exposed surfaces of the roots, removing cemented or dentine that is impregnated with calculus, toxins, or microorganisms, the etiologic agents that cause inflammation. In simple terms, cleaning the tooth and surrounding gums. Although the teeth scaling cost in Chennai is not major it is better to undertake the Scaling process once in 6 months which helps in preventing gum diseases. Scaling is usually done for all ages (from young to old). Even after brushing, brushing small food particles stay in between and irregular surface of tooth left unclean which in later stages form as white bulk also causing the pink gums surrounding tooth to separate from the surface of tooth causing sensitivity when consuming cold and hot food.
Tooth Polishing is done post scaling for smoothness of the tooth surface and other restorations. At SDC, the best teeth whitening clinic in Chennai, the process is usually carried out by using a special kind of paste that will make the harder surface smooth.