Dental plaque that builds up on the teeth or on the dental implants may cause problems and can be a source of complaints. Dental plaque is esentially a calcified biofilm which can be prevented by maintaining a professional mouth hygiene. Its presence can lead to sensitivity of the neck of the tooth, bleeding gums, gum atrophy and tooth loss. In addition, it can cause unpleasant halitosis and taste in the mouth.
Resulting from our present day eating and dieting habits, as well our as kitchen technology regular dental plaque removal and polishing is an essential part of good oral health. It is very important that professionals remove both visible plaque above the gum and at the same time invible tartar deposits under the gums. The latter is much more insidious in causing problems and complications irritating tissues surrounding the tooth. Polishing is an essential part of plaque removal, with fine-grained polishing pastes the slightest roughness and discoloration can effectively be removed.