Gum disease has a number of causes, including personal habits, hormonal changes and in some cases, even genetics. But in most cases, the problem is the result of a buildup of plaque and tartar on the surfaces of your teeth. At Smiles of Loudoun Dentistry, our periodontist and our team can help you address gum disease with an appointment for scaling and root planing in Leesburg, Virginia. In fact, if we begin your treatment while your problem in its earliest stages, Dr. Neha Agarwal may even be able to reverse it. If you have noticed the first symptoms of gum disease, call 571-510-3034 today for your appointment.