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What Are Deep Cleanings And Why Is The SRP So Misunderstood?

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What Are Deep Cleanings And Why Is The SRP So Misunderstood?

A deep cleaning, or Scaling and Root Planing (SRP), are the same thing. While SRP is the technical term, many dentists have taken to referring to them as "Gum Therapy", "Gingival Bacterial Control", or "Subgingival Therapy" because of the increasing public resistance to deep cleanings. What is it really and do you really need one?

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