Leland Periodontal Treatment

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Worried about your gums? Through advanced techniques and personalized plans, we’re dedicated to helping you achieve and maintain healthier gums and a beautiful smile.

Beyond visible improvements, our Leland periodontal treatments contribute to better oral hygiene, reduced risk of complications, and a renewed sense of self-assurance. You’ll not only transform your smile but also enhance your overall quality of life.

Scaling and Root Planing

At Main Family Dental, we offer scaling and root planing to treat the early stages of gum disease. Going beyond traditional cleanings, this procedure provides relief from discomfort, reduces gum bleeding, and prevents future issues.

Scaling and root planing can:

  • Effectively remove plaque, tartar, and bacterial deposits from above and below the gumline.
  • Reduce inflammation and gum bleeding for improved comfort.
  • Minimize pockets that can trap harmful bacteria, promoting healthier gum tissue.
  • Smooth tooth root surfaces, making it harder for bacteria to adhere and cause damage.
  • Strengthen support for your teeth and restore gum health.
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Arestin Antibiotic Therapy

Arestin is used in combination with scaling and root planing to treat gum disease. Applied directly to the infected areas, Arestin works continuously to improve your gum health, enhance treatment results, and restore your confident smile. Trust us to protect your gums and ensure your well-being.

Common questions about periodontal treatment

How do I know if I need periodontal treatment?


Common signs of gum disease include:

  • Red, swollen, or bleeding gums
  • Persistent bad breath
  • Receding gumline

We’ll conduct a comprehensive evaluation to determine if periodontal treatment is required.

How does scaling and root planing work?


Scaling involves the removal of plaque and tartar from above and below the gumline, while root planing smooths tooth root surfaces. This process promotes gum healing, reduces inflammation, and prevents bacterial adhesion.

What are the benefits of undergoing periodontal treatment?


Periodontal treatment can improve gum health, prevent gum disease progression, enhance oral hygiene, and contribute to overall oral wellness.


“Main Family Dental is very professional, caring, on time, and makes you feel very comfortable. My experience was one of the best ever. Especially since I’m one that is a nervous wreck when it comes to seeing a dentist. I now look forward to going. You can know that you are in good hands.”

— Ann


“Great visit at Main Family Dental. Dr. Main was thoughtful, thorough, and helpful. The whole staff was fantastic, cheerful, and professional. I had great fears of a tooth problem. An hour after a quick, pain-free visit, I think I'm fixed. No more sensitivity.” 

— Todd


“These guys are great! Professional, courteous, and a great atmosphere! Each step of the process was explained in layman’s terms. Dr. Main and the entire staff are phenomenal!!”

— Brandon

“Will insurance cover my visit?”

At Main Family Dental, we’re dedicated to making your dental care accessible. Our experienced team will navigate your insurance coverage, ensuring you receive the best care while optimizing your benefits.

We offer an annual savings plan to ensure our patients can afford dental care. This plan includes 2 cleanings per year, x-rays, an emergency visit, and 10% off all treatments. We also accept CareCredit and offer low-interest financing with Sunbit.

Call us at (910) 371-0966 with your financial questions — we’re ready to help!

What to expect at your appointment

Your well-being is our top priority. Our approach is all-encompassing, focusing on tailoring dental services to fit your needs. We want you to feel comfortable and well-informed, so we make sure all your questions are answered, helping you make decisions about your treatment with confidence.

You can trust us to look out for your long-term health and provide outstanding dental care that goes above and beyond. Your well-being is at the heart of everything we do at Main Family Dental.

Our Office



110 Village Rd NE, Unit A
Leland NC 28451
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Mon: Closed
Tues: 7:30am-3:30pm
Wed: 7:30am-3:30pm
Thur: 7:30am-3:30pm
Fri: 7:30am-1:30pm

We look forward to knowing you!