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How do you get tartar buildup off of crowded teeth?
16 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry
7 doctors agree
In brief: Dentist or hygienist
Only a dental professional can get the tarter off.
It is pretty much impossible for a patient to scrape it off. After you get them cleaned, you definitely can keep it off with proper care, such as using a power toothbrush and flossing. Straightening the teeth will also make them easier to clean.

In brief: Dentist or hygienist
Only a dental professional can get the tarter off.
It is pretty much impossible for a patient to scrape it off. After you get them cleaned, you definitely can keep it off with proper care, such as using a power toothbrush and flossing. Straightening the teeth will also make them easier to clean.
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dr. Jeff Kimble
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3 doctors agree
In brief: Brush and floss
Brush using a soft toothbrush at least 3 times a day, chew a sugarless gum and try to floss.

In brief: Brush and floss
Brush using a soft toothbrush at least 3 times a day, chew a sugarless gum and try to floss.
Dr. Naina BatishNainaB
Dr. Naina BatishNainaB
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Dr. Media Najafi
See your dentist regularly and use elctric tooth brush and floss. If you can invest in yourself and straighten your teeth with invisalign or braces, the amount of buildup you get decreases.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Hard to do
Not a do-it-yourself project.
You will have to see your dentist or dental hygienist to have the hard accretions removed. They have the instruments and the skills to do it properly, above and below the gum line. Get your teeth straightened and they will be easier to keep clean.

In brief: Hard to do
Not a do-it-yourself project.
You will have to see your dentist or dental hygienist to have the hard accretions removed. They have the instruments and the skills to do it properly, above and below the gum line. Get your teeth straightened and they will be easier to keep clean.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Brushing
It is more difficult to keep your teeth clean when they are crowded and overlapped.
Straightening your teeth will make this easier. In the meantime, regular cleanings with the dentist will help along with a great home routine of brushing and flossing.

In brief: Brushing
It is more difficult to keep your teeth clean when they are crowded and overlapped.
Straightening your teeth will make this easier. In the meantime, regular cleanings with the dentist will help along with a great home routine of brushing and flossing.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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