What is the biggest cause of gum disease? Hormone changes, bad habits and even genetics can all be factors, but the biggest culprit? Plaque. Dr. Kristopher Devers can give your teeth and your roots a deep cleaning with scaling and root planing in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. If you have noticed the early signs of gum disease and would like to get a head start on fighting it, call Kaloko Dental at 808-326-7755 to plan your visit with our dentist.