Hardened Tartar Is Often the Result of Excess Plaque and Food Deposits on Your Teeth

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If you are remiss to brush your teeth each morning and night, or you routinely forget to floss at least once each day, you will likely have excess plaque and food particles on your teeth. If they’re not removed in a reasonable amount of time, tartar can start to harden on the base of your teeth near the gumline.

Without a professional dental cleaning at Dr. Harrison Keith III’s dental office, you could be at increased risk of suffering from cavities on multiple teeth as well as gum disease.   

Initial signs that this has started to occur could include gums that bleed easily when you brush and floss, gums that appear inflamed, as well as problems chronic bad breath. If this gum inflammation condition is caught in a reasonable amount of time Dr. Harrison Keith III might be able to treat it with a comprehensive dental cleaning. This should be followed up by consistent improvements in your daily oral hygiene routine.

If you live in the Wilmington, North Carolina, area and you are concerned about the health of your gums, you should call 910-763-8129 to schedule a dental checkup with the oral care professionals at Dr. Harrison Keith III.