BDS, Certified Hands on training in Periodontology, Hands on training in occlusion and semi-adjustible articulators, Masterclass in Implantology, MDS (Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics), Workshop in Microendodontics
Dentist - Specializes in Treatment of Dental Tartar
Tartar is a calcified or hardened plaque that attaches to the enamel on your teeth and below the gumline. Tartar threatens the health of the teeth and gums, it is also a cosmetic problem. Because tartar is more porous, it absorbs stains easily. Any tartar that forms above the gum line is bad for dental health. The bacteria in it can irritate and damage the gums and lead to gum diseases.
HOW IS DENTAL TARTAR DIAGNOSED?
Routine dental check-ups can help in diagnosing the condition at the earliest and take corrective action immediately to prevent further aggravation of the condition.
HOW IS DENTAL TARTAR TREATED?
The method of treatment usually revolves around a clean up or scaling session with the dental hygienist. Also, the patient may be treated for any related problems. The best way to prevent this is to brush regularly and after each meal. One should also floss regularly to prevent tartar build up.
DID YOU KNOW?
Toothpaste with an additive ingredient of zinc citrate has been shown to produce a statistically significant reduction in plaque accumulation. Some dental tartar may form by direct mineralization of the pellicle