oozing is normal. If area starts to bleed again, use gauze with gentle but firm pressure or a dampened tea bag in the area until bleeding subsides.
Scaling and root planing is a non-surgical treatment of periodontal disease. The purpose of the treatment is to remove bacterial plaque and tartar from around the teeth and under the gum line. The goal is to produce clean, smooth teeth and roots which will promote healing of the inflammation and infection of gum disease.
Please follow these instructions while you are awaiting for your permanent crown or bridge. Do not hesitate to call the office should you have any questions about your temporary.