Preventive Dentistry #3: At-home Dental Care
Plaque, the cause of gum disease and tooth decay can harden into tartar. Generally, it is said that if you can remove more than 80% of plaque with oral care, you can reduce the risk of gum disease. It is difficult to achieve this rate with only a toothbrush and experts recommend combining it with cleaning tools such as interdental brushes or dental floss. In this episode, an expert will give tips on how to properly brush your teeth and show you how to use other dental cleaning tools for at-home care.