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Tartar Build-up

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Patient
Posted by: nightshift  (9 years ago)
Hi all!

I had my routine cleaning three weeks ago. The front and back part of my teeth looked great after the dentist cleaned them. However, last night, I saw a tartar forming again on the bottom part of my front teeth. I brush two times a day, I floss and rinse with mouthwash regularly and yet, I am developing tartar again. It's not even a month yet since my last dental cleaning. I don't get this. Despite my effort to really take good care of my teeth, I still manage to get a tartar build-up in less than a month from my last dental cleaning. It's really annoying.

How do I reduce the tartar build-up?. I don't know what else to do. Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions? I would love to hear your inputs! Thank you very much in advance.:-)
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Student
Posted by: ghnane  (9 years ago)
Hi there. It may due to the composition of your saliva. Most of our saliva is secreted from the bottom of our tongue and lower front teeth are always bathed in saliva and are one of the common sites of calculus build up. Brush using the bass method and make sure to get all the nukes and crannies. You may also chew sugar free xylatol containing gum.
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