Gum disease can damage gum and bone tissue, so Dr. Brant Pittsley provides scaling and root planing in Davisburg, Michigan, as periodontal treatment for gum disease. Visit MI Beautiful Smile if you have red, tender, or swollen gums. If our dentist finds that you have gum disease, he will remove plaque and tartar through scaling and smooth the tooth root through root planing to help you heal.