Calculus in dentistry or tartar as it most commonly referred to as is a formation of hard material on the teeth called plaque, calculus is caused by minerals in saliva which fuel the calculus`s formation, once it is formed its growth rate is exponentially increased as it provides an ideal surface for further plaque growth. If left untreated it can cause severe problems as it threatens the health of gingiva in the teeth, also Calculus can be formed in the gum line. In terms of prevention the best way is to keep to strict brushing and flossing routines combined with regular visits to your local dentist. There are also other factors that increase the build up of plaque such as smoking regularly and diabetes. For problems with your teeth such as calculus local dentists in Sunbury offer all the advice and treatment that is required to keep your teeth healthy.
November 4th, 2010
Avoid calculus` by visiting a Sunbury dental practice
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