Tartar forms on the surface of the tooth, may it be natural or artificial, and also below the gums. This process is fostered by thick consistency saliva, fillings which exceed the edges of the cavity, lack of mastication on the respective teeth, incorrect brushing.
After plaque removal, avoid colored food and beverages, as well as temperature variations.
You might have very sensitive teeth, and in this case we recommend fluoride toothpaste.
Keep in mind that smoking causes tooth pigmentation, this is why we recommend that smokers come in for plaque removal 4 times a year.
Your gums will be more sensitive following plaque removal; you may experience pain or bleeding, which will go away in no time.
Ultrasound plaque removal treatment is a professional cleaning technique that yields superior results to manual brushing.
Also, after long use of chlorhexidine mouthwash, we recommend you have a professional plaque removal. At patients who suffer from periodontitis, the plaque removal may cause more severe symptoms. We recommend you start an antibiotics treatment a day before the procedure and carry it for a week after.
Patients with implants will get a special prophylaxis treatment where plaque removal is done with carbon tips, which clean around the implants without affecting them.