How can I remove hardened tartar from my teeth at home? Mix a teaspoon of aloe vera gel with four teaspoons of glycerine (an ingredient found in many toothpastes), five tablespoons of baking soda, a drop of lemon essential oil, and a cup of water. Once mixed, use the mixture to clean your teeth to gradually remove plaque and tartar.
Can hardened plaque be removed? Once it adheres to teeth, tartar — a concrete-like substance — cannot be removed by brushing. It needs to be professionally scraped off by a dental professional.
Can I scrape plaque off my teeth? Although plaque scrapers can be purchased in some stores and online, it’s not a good idea to use them yourself. Because plaque scrapers are sharp, improper use can damage the delicate gum tissue. Trauma to the gum tissue isn’t just painful, it can also cause receding gums, exposing the sensitive roots of the teeth.
What dissolves tartar on teeth? White Vinegar to Remove Tartar
Start by mixing white vinegar in a glass of warm saltwater. This solution can then be gargled once a day to aide in the removal of tartar that has formed on the region between the teeth and gums.