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If a person doesn't floss on a regular basis but you use a power toothbrush every day does the tartar still build up?

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Dr. Robert Landman
31 years experience in Dentistry
Tartar: Its not so much the tartar , but just below the contact point, the spot where floss pops through is a common spot for people who don't floss to get cavities. I've seen patients with what otherwise look like spotless teeth and then I look at the X-rays and its evident they don't floss. Think of it as part of cleaning your whole body, is there any part you would use soap on ?
Answered on Mar 10, 2015
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