What is the scale? Scale, sometimes known as calculus or dental Tartar, is bacterial plaque that has hardened on your teeth, due to the deposit of minerals on the plaque. You can also form at the edge of the gums and under them and may irritate the gingival tissues. Tartar gives plaque where grow more extensive surface and more sticky where adhere, which leads to more serious conditions such as tooth decay and gum disease. Scale not only threatens the health of your teeth and gums, but it also constitutes an aesthetic problem. As it is more porous, it absorbs stains easily. So if you take coffee or tea, or smoking, it is especially important to avoid scale formation. How do I know if I have fur? Unlike the plaque that is a colorless film, tartar is a formation of minerals easily visible if it is located above the gum line. The most common scale indicator is to observe a brown or beige color in the teeth or gums.
The only true way of detecting the presence of tartar and withdraw it is call your dentist. How to prevent the formation of tartar? To reduce scale formation and plate it is important to brush correctly, especially with a toothpaste for plaque control, and using dental floss. Once Tartar has been deposited in your teeth, only your dentist or hygienist may withdraw it. The process to remove scale is called scraping root. During this procedure, your dentist or hygienist using special instruments with which removed scale that is visible on the teeth and which lies below the gum line.