Doctors for Dental Calculus in Club Road, Hubli-Dharwad
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A buildup of dental plaque which becomes hardened is known as dental calculus. This is different from plaque in the sense that plaque is softer while the calculus is like a hard layer which seems like a growth in itself. The common cause of this build up includes the accumulation of minerals from the saliva and gingival crevicular fluid in the form of plaque build up on the teeth.
HOW IS DENTAL CALCULUS DIAGNOSED?
Dentists can diagnose calculus based on dental examination. They make use of a mirror and dental explorers to check the extent to which dental calculus has grown. In some cases a dental X-ray may be required
HOW IS DENTAL CALCULUS TREATED?
The most effective way to prevent dental calculus is good oral hygiene. Dentists remove dental calculus through scaling. Ultrasonic, hand scalers and curettes are used to remove dental calculus from teeth
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Mouth washes and medication may be prescribed to prevent further build up.