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Effective ways to remove tartar from your teeth

The best way to remove tartar is visiting a specialist. It’s an onerous disease over 90% of our society is suffering from. A permanent residue often appears on our teeth despite of utilizing preventive means – that’s why regular dentist appointments are the best solution. Removing residue from our teeth is cheap and completely painless, with proper control allowing us to be the owners of healthy and well-kept teeth.

How does tartar form?

Tartar is a distinctive yellow/brown residue. The elderly are mostly susceptible to it. But what are the causes of its build-up?

 

  • Improper oral hygiene
  • Smoking cigarettes
  • Consuming lots of black coffee and green/red tea
  • Genetics
  • Brushing our teeth rarely

 

The right approach to the aforementioned problems will help us protect and enhance the enamel, along with preventing the forming of tartar, cavities and various periodontal diseases.

Professional enamel cleaning

kamień nazębnyWhen tartar forms on the wall of the tooth, the only option is to visit a dentist or a hygienist. By using special equipment, our teeth will get cleaned fast and painlessly. It’s a good idea to visit the dentist/hygienist twice a year, as it will guarantee immediate removal of the problem, which in turn will prevent us from suffering from any other diseases.

In order to enjoy a beautiful and healthy smile, it’s worth taking care of our oral hygiene properly right now – by brushing our teeth twice a day (the special toothpastes containing pyrophospates are mostly recommended, as it helps prevent tartar’s build-up and creates a protective barrier around the enamel), flossing and using a mouthwash.

It’s important to get an appointment at the office where we can get our teeth cleaned as soon as possible. Postponing the visit will cause the problem to grow bigger, as the residue will get so bad that we’re going to spend more time than expected in the dentist’s chair. The price will be higher as well. The regular dental office usually charges somewhere around 17 pounds for such procedure, along with teaching us how to brush our teeth properly, use a dental floss and choose the best products for our oral hygiene. We can also prepare for such appointment in advance and bring our own toothbrush, which will allow us to try the new brushing techniques out on the spot. As long as we won’t underestimate the problem, there will be nothing to worry about, plus our teeth will remain healthy and naturally white all the time.