Gum disease can have a variety of causes. Alcohol consumption, tobacco use, and even hormonal changes and genetics can contribute to the problem. But by far, the biggest culprit is the plaque and tartar that accumulate on your teeth.

We offer scaling and root planing in Asheville, North Carolina, and if you would like to know more about its benefits and about the other types of periodontal treatment we offer, please do not hesitate to contact Gillespie Dental Associates at (828) 252-9351. Our dentists, Dr. Timothy E. Gillespie, Dr. Jaime Peterson, Dr. Amy Haldeman and Dr. Virginia Plaisted, and our team are eager to assist you.