Gum disease can be caused by a number of things, including hormonal changes, personal habits and even genetics. But the most common cause is the accumulation of plaque and tartar on your teeth. At Carreon Family Dentistry, our dentist and team provide scaling and root planing in Littleton, Colorado. If you have noticed the first indicators of gum disease, call 303-933-2066. Dr. LeJon Carreon can help prevent or even reverse periodontal problems.