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Tartar Troubles? Discover How to Remove Calculus Bridge

When you see the phrase "calculus bridge," you probably think of math and architecture (I did). However, we're talking about calculus on teeth, commonly called tartar. Dental calculus is the scaly next step beyond plaque, the sticky film that forms on your teeth after eating or drinking. When plaque is left in your mouth, it combines with your saliva to create hardened scales, aka calculus or tartar. If you've ever looked up calculus bridge images, you know that it can get pretty serious and gross. So, let's talk about what you can do to prevent calculus buildup and how to remove it. How the Calculus Bridge Was Built When tartar is left to build up over time, it can spread across multiple teeth, forming a calculus bridge. Some...