Periodontal disease (which is also known as gum disease) is a condition caused by plaque and tartar. To prevent this disease, our dentists recommend that you visit our office at least once every six months for a routine cleaning. At Preston Hollow Specialists, Dr. Hildebrand and Dr. Sanovich can also offer several services to care for your smile, including scaling and root planing. Please contact us today if you would like more information about how we can treat gum diseases like gingivitis in Dallas, Texas.