Use toothpaste and mouthwash designed to loosen plaque

There are dental hygiene products specially formulated with tetra sodium pyrophosphate that controls plaque buildup and tartar. Special mouthwashes help control the buildup of tartar by removing calcium and magnesium from the saliva. Similarly, specifically formulated toothpastes inhibit calcium and magnesium from adhering to the surface of the teeth. Consult your dentist prior to use and use these products only as recommended.

Purchase cleaner water pressure

A water flossier is a cleansing device that can be used at home and sprays water under pressure between the teeth and gums. A water cleaner cleans your teeth differently than the traditional way of brushing and flossing as it uses water as a way to remove tartar from your teeth.

Baking soda

Baking soda helps neutralize the acids in your mouth so it reduces the amount of bacteria accumulated there.

  • Mix two small spoonful’s of baking soda with a teaspoon of salt.
  • Moisten your brush and dip it in the mixture.
  • Brush your teeth gently.

You can also mix the small scoop of baking soda with hydrogen peroxide to make a paste. Brush your teeth and gums with the paste.

Do not over-use bicarbonate as it can affect the enamel of your teeth with prolonged use.

The best way to prevent plaque buildup and tartar is good daily use of oral hygiene when brushing your teeth and flossing twice a day. Although no home remedy can replace what a professional dental cleaning can eliminate, taking steps to prevent and treat plaque and plaque are always good ways to keep your smile healthy.