Plaque and its causes
Plaque - lime deposits on the teeth. Despite
that seemingly lime is white, tartar
dark enough. And all because in its structure, in addition to calcium,
includes food debris, dead cells, bacteria, phosphorus and iron salts
Plaque may occur if the person:
cause tartar deposits can be smooth enough
surface (rough) of the teeth and their position is wrong.
plaque) starts to be formed after 1-2 hours after brushing.
Already in the first phase of development of plaque, but rather through 12 hours
microorganisms begin their "work", forming a cause of halitosis. They form a solid frame
from carbohydrates, tightly attached to the tooth surface. formed
relatively persistent dental plaque. Under the action of bacteria (cocci
and lactobacilli) begins to form acid,
contributing to the development of dental caries. The bacteria multiply and the tooth
plaque grows and falls lower and lower in the gingival sulcus.
all sealing dental plaque becomes yellowish color. As
consolidation and promotion of dental plaque deeper into the gingival sulcus
oxygen access to the interior of the substance ceases, which leads
forms a greater development of anaerobic bacteria. Dental plaque moves
the second and third phase of its development. At this stage, often already
there is inflammation of the gums.
Plaque forms at all
teeth, but most of its more stable form he gets near
the major salivary glands (lingual surface of the lower core group
teeth). Saliva, which is due to contained therein mineral
The substance is usually a beneficial effect on the tooth, in this
if not reaching the tooth affects plaque. As a result, deposits
minerals saliva plaque gradually darkens and thickens, turning into tartar, against which the toothbrush is powerless.
just a stone appears next to the gum from the tooth neck and the notorious
"Remote areas", which is difficult to reach with a toothbrush.
stone is located between the edge of the tooth and gum surfaces. Constantly
delayed new plaque. Inhabited lots of microorganisms tooth
plaque provokes inflammation of the adjacent gingival
sites. Develops gingivitis, inflammation of the gums start to bleed when touched lightly.
increasing the production of saliva occur further dental deposits
stone. Thus, the stone begins to grow and deepen further
under the gum. In places where the surface of the root is covered with hardened
deposits abutment apparatus fiber die. The bone of the jaw,
become dysfunctional in these areas is subject to destruction,
forming pathological periodontal pockets. develops damage
all of the tissues surrounding the teeth - periodontitis. Over time, periodontal disease progresses and becomes more serious forms.
few people think, what harm can bring dental plaque
present in them with billions of pathogenic bacteria. Although
not a secret that frequent upper respiratory tract infection
gastrointestinal tract, various diseases of the blood directly
associated with prolonged inflammatory processes in the oral cavity
Diagnosis of tartar
above the gingiva seen with the naked eye. A rock,
formed in the gums, can only see a dentist at
with special dental instruments.
no doubt that you have problems with your teeth,
conduct a little experiment. Take a cotton ball, soak it
iodine solution and wipe them all teeth (closer to the gingiva). Available
with plaque tartar manifest after this procedure
as in the picture on the photographic paper.