Gum disease can have several different causes, but the main cause is the buildup of plaque and tartar on your teeth. If you are dealing with the early stages of gum disease, our dentist, Dr. Wes Parker, can give you a deep cleaning, also known as scaling and root planing in Jacksonville, North Carolina, to help restore the health of your teeth and gums. Call 910-577-7775 today to plan your visit to Parker Dental and start enjoying great oral health.