If plaque and tartar extend under the gum line, they can cause a harmful, inflammatory condition called gum disease (or periodontal disease). Dr. Ruiz & Associates provide safe, efficient, and non-painful periodontal therapy in Burbank, California, to remove the plaque and tartar that infect the gum tissues. Call our dentists at Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz, DDS & Associates, Inc. to learn more about how they can restore gum tissue and prevent other dental problems.