Oral hygiene should be an important part of a daily routine. Frequent tooth brushing with toothpaste is a good start to maintaining a healthy mouth. If plaque is not removed from your mouth, dental problems such as cavities and gum disease can result. Dental decay is caused by a build up of plaque. When plaque begins to build up, the bacteria produces acid which erodes the enamel of teeth. This enamel damage leads to cavities within the surface of the teeth, or gum disease along the gum line. In serious cases, tooth loss can occur. Teeth cleaning is a crucial part of maintaining good oral hygiene.
A professional teeth cleaning involved two parts: removing the plaque build up on the surface of the tooth, and polishing the tooth. Plaque that has built up and hardened on the tooth is also called tartar. Tartar can no longer be removed with just … Read More