Calculus

Definition of Calculus:

A hard yellow to brown deposit that forms slowly on teeth as plaque hardens.  Calculus is also known as tartar.

Topics Related to Calculus

Kidney Stone

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Periodontal Disease - Gingivitis

...recommendation Floss/Tongue Comb
“Flossing regularly removes plaque and prevents the buildup of calculus...”
...recommendation Adequate Dental Care
“Gingivitis is often caused by inadequate oral hygiene and is reversible through professional cleaning to remove calculus and good oral home care to remove plaque and prevent the buildup of calculus...”
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