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How To Get Rid Of Plaque On Teeth
More than just prevention, can hydrogen peroxide soften and eventually get rid of plaque and tartar? Is it effective in whitening teeth?
No: Plaque and tartar that have calcified on your tooth must be removed by a hygienist. It may wear away slightly but won't go away completely. Yes, hydrogen peroxide is effective in whitening your teeth, however make sure you are using a professional product or one over the counter. Don't try and create something yourself, you will most likely damage your gums and or enamel. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Toothbrush ; Floss: A toothbrush and toothpaste ; flossing should rid your teeth of accumulated plaque. If the plaque has hardened into calculus, then you will need to have it scraped and removed at your dentist's office. No amount of brushing will remove it.. You will only damage your teeth and gums... ...Read more
Not DIY: Sorry. You don't have the instruments, training, access, or ability to perform this task. You really need a pro to do this for you. For example, if you have tarter above the gum line you also have tarter below the gum line causing havoc. Tarter is preventable, so have your dentist or his hygienist get your teeth scrupulously clean and then show you how to minimize accretions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, i have a problem of tooth decay or tooth plaque so please tell me how can i get rid of this problem and stop this. I am so worried please guide me?
Tooth decay: First go see your dentist and get your teeth cleaned and get a fluoride coating put on. Brush your teeth and floss regularly. Avoid candy. Remember the teeth your have now need to last you your lifetime. You done want to end up putting your teeth in a class by the bed at night. Take care of them so you will keep them. Cleaning by your dentist office every 6 months is the recommendation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dental cleaning: The treatment of dental plaque involves the removal of plague from your teeth. This can be accomplished by manual or electric brushing and flossing your teeth. Visiting your dentist for a professional exam and cleaning is a excellent ideal to make sure you are doing an effective job of self maintaining your oral hygiene. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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