A hard film formed on the tooth, caused by a plaque that was not brushed away. Tartar can be brown or white and settles at the root or gum line of the tooth.
Tartar (when plaque is not brushed away, tartar a calcified dental plaque is created);
Regular dental scaling and cleaning, every 6 months (more frequent appointments may be required for diabetics or HIV positive patients.
Daily dental hygiene, that includes brushing and flossing after every meal;
Regular dental exams, every 6 months;
Regular dental scaling and cleaning, every 6 months;
A low sugar diet & avoiding sugary snacks (replace by healthier alternatives);
Ask your dentist if the application of a sealant is appropriate. A sealant is a thin layer applied by the dentist that covers and protects the grooves of the teeth, where plaque usually strive in.
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