This non-surgical procedure helps to keep good oral hygiene and to keep your teeth and gums healthy. In this procedure dental plaque and tartar are removed from the tooth surface. Plaque is a substance of bacteria and food parts that forms and accumulate on the teeth surface. It causes infection, cavities and gum disease. If plaque is not removed from teeth surface, it transforms into tartar that needs to be taken care of by a dentist. This procedure helps to prevent teeth discoloration, caused by many different factors, such as drinking coffee. Scaling and sanding is a quick and painless procedure that does not cause any damage to the enamel. It is usually performed every six months during regular dental check-ups. This procedure is recommended to anyone who wants their teeth and gums to stay clean and healthy.