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How can I remove tartar from teeth at home?

How can I  remove tartar from teeth at home?

Professional help: It would be hard to remove tartar or calculus from your teeth at home without proper dental instruments. I would recommend seeking professional care from a dentist. Failure to remove the tartar will result in gum disease. ...Read more

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Tartar (Definition)

It is plaques that has absorbed minerals from the saliva and has become a hardened (calcified) mass. Usually can only be ...Read more


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Can removing hardered tartar make teeth fall out?

Can removing hardered tartar make teeth fall out?

Treatment plan: See your dentist for a complete evaluation and full mouth series of radiographs. If you are deemed to have periodontal disease, you will be treated appropriately. Removal of calculus can make loose teeth looser, but you need a treatment plan and need to determine how you would like to address your dental health. ...Read more

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How long can you keep tartar in teeth and still get it off?

How long can you keep tartar in teeth and still get it off?

Wouldn't wait: I'm not sure what you are asking but...If you have tartar (calculus) on your teeth it can all be knocked off at anytime with a good cleaning. But, the longer you wait will allow the tartar to gather, get heavy and start affecting the gums and bone which keep your teeth tightly in your mouth. Remeber to take care of only the ones you want to keep in the long run. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid if tartar from teeth but at home?

What's the best way to get rid if tartar from teeth but at home?

At home???: Unless you know some good looking dental hygienist.... And can invite her over for dinner... I am not aware of any "best" way to remove tartar from your teeth outside of dental office... Sorry. ...Read more

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Is there any side effect from using mouthwash regularly? Is there any product available which can remove the firm black deposit (tartar) frm teeth?

Is there any side effect from using mouthwash regularly? Is there any product available which can remove the firm black deposit (tartar) frm teeth?

Regularly, no;: Although anything can be taken to excess, regular mouthwash use is safe. Resistant tartar is best removed by dentists during routine twice-a-year checkups, and they can also tell you how to best avoid the build-up in the future. ...Read more

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How does tartar form on teeth?

How does tartar form on teeth?

Calcium fr saliva: Tartar is formed on teeth from our saliva. Some of us form it easier than others because some of us have higher calcium content in our saliva. Calcium is the source of the tartar buildup. ...Read more

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What causes tartar on your teeth?

What causes tartar on your teeth?

Calcified plaque: Tarter is also known as calculus. When bacterial plaque remains on your teeth for a long time, the calcium ions in your saliva will cause this plaque to calcify. This needs to be removed by a professional, as it is very difficult to remove from the teeth without sharp instruments. To reduce the calculus on your teeth, get them cleaned professionally every six months. ...Read more

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What can I do to get tartar off my teeth?

What can I do to get tartar off my teeth?

Periodontal therapy: Root planing and scaling is one of the most effective ways to treat gum disease by removing plaque and tartar before it becomes severe. ...Read more

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How long can one keep brown tartar on one's teeth for?

How long can one keep brown tartar on one's teeth for?

Tartar on Teeth: You can keep brown tartar on your teeth until they fall out if you want. What you should know is that there is bacteria eating the bone around your teeth underneath that tartar. You should get that tartar off of your teeth if you want to keep your teeth for the long term. ...Read more

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In the morning I feel all that tartar on my teeth. It forms overnight but how?

In the morning I feel all that tartar on my teeth. It forms overnight but how?

Germs+food+warmth: Combination of germs, bits of food and saliva in your mouth causes plaque, a sticky film, to grow on your teeth day and night. If you don't clean well, it can harden into tartar, especially if your mouth is dry or if you sleep with it open. Some people do start to form tartar overnight, but it generally takes longer to accumulate enough to feel. Brush, floss, antiseptic, see your dentist. ...Read more

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