Plaque and tartar can cause problems for your smile. Along with providing homes for harmful bacteria, these substances can also lead to periodontal or gum disease. Our dentist, Dr. Brad White, can offer scaling and root planing in Knoxville, Tennessee, to give your smile a deep cleaning and help you fight gum disease. If you are concerned about the health of your gums, call Knoxville Dental Care at 865-573-4593 to plan our visit.