The appearance of teeth with tartar creates a bad image. This yellowish layer is annoying and shaves our face in general, as well as causing risks such as tooth decay. Tartar, also called dental or tartar calculus, is the calcification or hardening of the bacterial plaque on the teeth. His appearance is very unpleasant. It is a yellowish, whitish or slightly brown mass that is deposited in the enamel of the teeth at its junction with the gums.
In addition to being very unattractive and annoying, tartar can also cause various dental health problems. One of the best known and also most feared is periodontitis or pyorrhea that causes bleeding, bad breath, tooth decay and can end with the fall of the teeth.
Today, we provide some tips to help you remove tartar from your teeth!
One of the best ways to combat tartar is to eliminate the bacterial plaque daily to prevent it from hardening. In fact, when plaque is calcified, it becomes tartar and it is much harder to remove it. To prevent this from happening, it is best to maintain good oral hygiene habits, starting with proper brushing.
Brushing is the basic care that we must have to guarantee our oral health and in particular, to combat tartar of the teeth. The first thing we have to do is always brush our teeth after each meal. This cleaning should be regular and deep.
Questions? Contact The Foleck Center
If you have any additional questions about how to prevent tartar or gum disease, or would like to schedule a consultation, please don’t hesitate to contact The Foleck Center! We offer four convenient locations in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Hampton, VA!