Regular maintenance is a must.
Regular cleanings and maintenance keep gingivitis from returning.
Avoid Smoke or chew tobacco.
Almost immediately following a treatment, plaque and tartar begin to form again. Many patients do not realize that periodontal maintenance is the only sure way to keep gum disease from returning. Procedures such as scaling, and root planning should be performed at regular intervals following any periodontal treatment. Suggested maintenance includes the continued removal of plaque and tartar, scaling and tooth planning and polishing.