Tartar is dirt the rest of food that stuck in the teeth for long periods, thus forming plaques that eventually hardened and petrified so it is difficult to be removed just by brushing your teeth or with mouthwash. Usually tartar that arise among teeth are difficult to clean.
Tartar arise from bacterial activity that converts sugar residue attached to the tooth surface over time will harden and difficult to remove. Tartar if not cleaned can lead to other disorders such as gingivitis which is characterized by gums look red, slightly swollen, and often bleeding when brushing your teeth. And if not promptly treated, gingivitis can progress to inflammation which can lead to tooth support shake and loose teeth.
To clean the tartar you need help of dentists, we should not do it yourself with sharp objects because it feared could damage the enamel surface which is can cause sensitive teeth.
To prevent tartar there are some things we can do:
1. Regularly brushing your teeth at least twice a day, and before bed at night
2. Clean food debris from among the teeth using dental floss or interdental brushes
3. Drink plenty of water
4. Reduce consumption of foods that contain sugar and flour
5. Use mouthwash as an antibacterial agent for oral cavity
6. Eating fruits that contain lots of vitamin C
7. Eating green vegetables contain fiber for cleansing the teeth naturally.
8. Routine dental checks every 6 months to the dentist.