What negative effect can be caused by tartar removal?

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Improper oral hygiene will cause tartar to easily form and cause countless dental problems. At this time, removing tartar is an effective remedy. However, if this technique is performed incorrectly, it will cause many serious consequences. To learn about the harmful effects of improperly removing tartar, please read the following article!

Scaling helps clean stubborn plaque and bacteria on teeth to prevent oral diseases. Many people ask whether tooth scaling has negative effects and what are the harmful effects of tooth scaling. Please read all the content answered in the article below!

What is tartar?

Tartar is very hard plaque located on the tooth surface, even deep below the gums. They are formed due to accumulation of plaque and food debris, and calcification by inorganic salt compounds in saliva. In addition, tartar is often pale yellow.

If tartar is not removed early, the gums where the tartar attaches will become inflamed, secreting fluid and blood. The blood will then seep into the tartar, creating a very unsightly reddish brown color.

Tartar cannot be removed with regular oral hygiene. You must see a doctor to have it cleaned using dental techniques and specialized machines.


What are the benefits of tooth scaling?

There are many benefits from tooth scaling, here are a few typical benefits:

  • Helps detect diseases related to teeth

Before removing tartar, your doctor may instruct you to take X-rays or visually evaluate your current oral condition. Teeth scaling is the best way for you to detect dental problems such as gingivitis, periodontitis,...

  • Avoid tooth decay and gum disease

The scaling process can also remove bacteria located in plaque. Bacteria are the leading cause of tooth decay, this is also an effective way to prevent tooth decay. In addition, regular dental scaling will help prevent gum diseases such as gingivitis, periodontitis, bleeding gums,...

  • No bad breath

Bad breath comes from many factors, including plaque. Plaque is home to a large amount of odor-causing bacteria. When tartar is cleaned, odorous bacteria will be removed immediately.

What negative effect can be caused by tartar removal?

In fact, scaling teeth is always recommended because this method brings many benefits to oral health. Currently, this technique has been widely applied in most dental clinics in Vietnam. There are many customers who are still subjective in choosing a clinic. Unfortunately, encountering poor quality dentistry can cause many harmful effects by improperly removing tartar.

Gum infection

The factor of sterility and sterility in dentistry is extremely important. Even though it is a basic technique, if you want to remove tartar well and without risk, you must still ensure these factors.

Each customer must use a separate set of tools that have been thoroughly disinfected. Sharing tools can lead to cross-infection of diseases, unclean tools can cause gum infection.

Careless removal of tartar will easily damage the gums

Damage to soft tissue

Tartar will appear on the surface of the teeth and deep under the gums. Careless removal of tartar will easily damage the gums. Although this condition is not considered too serious, it will still make many people feel afraid and worried about the harmful effects of tartar removal.

Tartar removal erodes tooth enamel

One of the concerns that many people have when treating tartar is whether tartar removal will erode tooth enamel? Because the tartar layer is hard and adheres tightly to the surface of the tooth, moving the scaler in the wrong position with too high a vibration frequency can damage the tooth enamel.

The simplest way to prevent tartar

Clean oral hygiene and paying attention to your daily diet are simple ways to help limit the formation of tartar. Accordingly, you need to pay attention to the following:

  • Maintain the habit of brushing your teeth twice a day, every evening before going to bed and when waking up in the morning.
  • Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and toothpaste that contains the appropriate concentration of fluoride to help keep your teeth healthy
  • Brushing gently, brushing vertically or in a circular motion, not vigorously brushing horizontally can cause gum recession and tooth root erosion.
  • Regular tooth brushing only cleans 40% of the tooth surface, you need to use dental floss to clean plaque and food particles in between teeth and under the gums.
  • Do not use sharp bamboo toothpicks to floss your teeth, it will damage your gums and cause bleeding.
  • Rinse your mouth with physiological saline or specialized mouthwash to clean and prevent bad breath.
  • Eat healthy, avoid fast food, lots of sugar and starch. You should supplement foods that are good for your teeth such as crunchy fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, fish and milk, etc.
  • You need to drink 1.5 - 2 liters of water every day to limit dry mouth and wash away food debris after meals.
  • Do not smoke, it will cause tartar to form faster and become more severe
  • You should have your teeth cleaned regularly at the dentist to help keep your teeth clean and control oral diseases well.

The simplest way to prevent tartar

The harmful effects of improper dental scaling on oral health is an issue that needs attention. Regular dental cleaning is something everyone should do every 6 months. If you have any questions, please contact or come directly to Nhan Tam Dental Clinic o be examined and consulted by a specialist immediately!