Author: Dr. Hessah AlKandari

In this article, Dr. Hessa Alkandari explains everything there is to know about dental calculus (more commonly known as ‘tartar’), how it develops, and the differences with plaque. Read on for advice on the prevention of dental calculus and for tips to follow for a proper oral hygiene routine! What is calculus and how does it get on our teeth? Those of you who are concerned with their oral hygiene, are familiar with the word “tartar”. Technically called “dental calculus”. Dr. Hessa Alkandari explains that dental calculus, or tartar, is a form of hardened mineralized dental plaque. It mainly happens…

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