Doctors for Dental Plaque in Siddharameshwar Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Plaque is the sticky, colourless film of bacteria that forms on teeth. It makes teeth ""feel fuzzy"" to the tongue and is most noticeable when teeth are not brushed. Plaque contains bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease. Everyone develops plaque because bacteria are constantly growing in our mouths, so it is not easy to see. Plaque that is not removed from around the gum line can cause inflammation and irritation to the gums around your teeth.
HOW IS DENTAL PLAQUE DIAGNOSED?
The dentist or dental hygienist can take a look at the plaque with a physical examination under the glare of a lamp. Also, the dentist may want to check for any related problems like the build up of tartars, calculus or even cavities.
HOW IS DENTAL PLAQUE TREATED?
Plaque of teeth can be avoided by proper brushing. Also, plaque build-up can be removed with ultrasonic tools or dental hand instruments such as a periodontal scaler
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