Breaking News! Flossing Prevents Tartar Build Up


Posted on 12/10/2021 by Thomas Wold, DMD
Breaking News! Flossing Prevents Tartar Build UpRegular dental hygiene habits are important in ensuring that you achieve and maintain a high level of dental health. When you visit our dentists, they are likely to recommend flossing as an effective solution in avoiding tartar buildup. Our dentist takes their time to educate our patients on the most effective habits that will safeguard the health of their gums and teeth. Flossing is one of these methods that our dentists recommend as being safe and efficient in the prevention and removal of tartar and plaque.

Why should you prevent tartar from building up?


Tartar is hardened plaque that settles on your teeth. After eating there are food particles that can remain on your teeth. Poor hygiene standards can buildup to form tartar. Tartar can cause your teeth to decay, leading to cavities and eventual loss of teeth. It is therefore important to take steps to remove food particles from your teeth after eating to prevent loss of your teeth.

Make a point to maintain dental clinic visits


Even though flossing is a great way to maintain dental hygiene, you should not neglect visits to the dentists. There is tartar that is stubborn and does not go away even with regular brushing or flossing. Therefore, visiting our dentist will give you the best chance to determine whether you have stubborn tartar that is building up around your teeth.

You will receive a thorough examination from our experts, and highlight the problematic areas where tartar is unreachable by your brush or dental floss. Our dentists can recommend a dental cleaning to effectively and efficiently remove any tartar that remains after your dental flossing procedures.

Make a point to visit our practice and have a consultation with one of our professionals. You will receive advice and education on how to maintain proper dental hygiene. We are also reachable through the phone if you require any further clarifications.
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