Calculus Bridge |Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

calculus bridge

Calculus is defined as yellowish or whitish deposition of minerals on the surface of the teeth. It is also called tartar. It occurs when on the teeth plaque is formed and the already exist plaque becomes hardened with the passage of time.

Plaque is a regularly formed on the teeth and it is colorless to yellow and sticky deposits on the teeth. Plaque is formed when we eat food the food combines with saliva in the mouth and in a result produces bacteria that collect between gums and teeth.

Plaque is formed by bateria in the saliva, both bad and good bacteria are found but there are also some compounds in the saliva that initially help information of plaque.

Plaque is soft and it can be removed with the help of regular flossing and brushing but once the plaque becomes harder it formed calculus and it is difficult to remove it.

It is normally happens in the centerline of sulcus which is found along the line of gum and in between the subgingival of teeth which are composed of inorganic and organic components. The build-up of Calculus Bridge teeth is loaded with bacteria and it is very necessary to remove it.

If proper care of teeth was not done then calculus bridge maggots were produced in the mouth


  • Bad breath
  • Due to the deep penetration of calculus or tartar loss of tooth
  • Yellowish or white hard deposits on teeth
  • Receding gum line
  • Tooth decay
  • Chronically inflamed Gingiva


  • Smoking
  • Coffee or tea consumption
  • Too much consumption of chocolates and sweets
  • Unhealthy diet
  • No care of teeth
  • Precipitation of minerals that are present in plaque

Calculus Bridge Removal

There are two ways for the removal of Calculus Bridge

  • At home
  • At clinic

At Home:

There are following ways for the removal of Calculus Bridge dental issues at home

  • Brushing
  • Flossing
  • Orange peels


The plaque that is formed after eating food is soft and it can be removed with the help of regular brushing a minimum 2 times a day by using the hard toothbrush.


Calculus build-up and plaque is easily is beneficially removed with the help of flossing. When you brush your teeth after brushing must floss your teeth for good results.

Orange peels

The peel of orange contains vitamin C which is helpful in fighting with the bacteria that are present in the teeth. For that take an orange peel and rub it on the teeth daily for 2-3 minutes and it is very beneficial in removing tartar.
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At Clinic:

There are two common methods used for the removal of Calculus Bridge at the clinic

  • The first treatment is done by using the high-frequency vibrations which is the ultrasonic removal of tartar and the remaining deposits of calcium by crapping them off.
  • In 2nd method the removal of hard matter and minerals occurs by use of hard objects.


Before the treatment of Calculus Bridge, the teeth were yellowish and full of hardened plaque which looks bad and after the treatment of Calculus Bridge the teeth look glowing and bright and the life of teeth is extended for more years than the Calculus affected teeth.  


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