Everyone knows it is important to brush, floss, and rinse with a mouthwash to prevent tartar buildup.
But do you know why this is important? Or what tartar is? How it gets on your teeth? And what happens if it does?
Get the facts straight ahead, courtesy of Alex Bratic Dental Care.
What Is Tartar?
No matter how well you take care of your teeth at home, you still have bacteria buildup in your mouth. The bacteria join with proteins and food byproducts to create a gooey film known as dental plaque.