Many things can cause gum disease, but the biggest cause is almost always the buildup of plaque on your teeth. If you have noticed some of the early indicators of gum disease, call Family Dentistry of Frisco at (469) 362-3150 for an appointment with our dentist. Dr. Paresh B. Patel can use a dental laser to perform a scaling and root planing in Frisco, Texas, to give your smile a deep clean and improve your oral health. Our laser makes the process safer cleaner and more comfortable than similar treatments done in the past, and Dr. Patel will be happy to tell you more.