Wednesday, December 23, 2015

10 Ways to Naturally Remove Plaque and Tartar from Teeth

Good dental care is necessary if you want to keep your teeth for your entire life, but it doesn't necessarily need to be done by a dentist. Instead, you can use one or more of these ten ways to naturally remove plaque and tartar from your teeth.
Plaque is a sticky, soft film of bacteria that builds up on your teeth, dental fillings, gums, tongue, dentures and crowns.

When multiple layers of plaque combine with minerals present in your saliva, it hardens into a white, chalky calcified substance called tartar.\
It create a breeding ground for the oral bacteria that feed on sugars from the food you eat. Plus, it forms acid during this process that breaks down the tooth enamel, leading to dental cavities. Bacteria also produce toxins causing various periodontal (gum) problems.
Several factors contribute to plaque buildup, such as improper oral hygiene, bad brushing technique, poor food choices, heredity and lack of professional care. Read more

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