What is scrape tartar?
Scrape tartar is a method to clean hard dental plaque, prevent dangerous diseases caused by tartar. Tartar (also known as calculus) is plaque & excess food that sticks to the teeth and gums. Over time, these plaque becomes calcified. You can not clean them by regular oral hygiene but requires the intervention of specialized dental equipment.

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Why do we need to scrape tartar?

Accumulated tartar pieces cause gum disease. According to the American Dental Association, 5 out of every 10 adults over the age of 30 have gum disease, which is caused by tartar. If you’ve ever had bleeding gums after brushing your teeth, you may have gum disease. The inflamed gums will be red, swollen and bleed but not painful. Therefore, this is a disease that is difficult to detect.
Accumulating tartar pieces can also lead to a more dangerous disease: periodontitis. The common symptoms in periodontitis are an unpleasant breath in the mouth, loose teeth and even tooth loss.
The bacteria in the gingivitis can spread throughout the body, affecting overall health. Research has shown a connection between gingivitis, periodontitis and cardiovascular disease, diabetes, exacerbating existing conditions. In particular, gingivitis and periodontitis can cause health impairment in the elderly, pregnant mothers. So it’s extremely dangerous.

The process of scraping tartar at hiDental:

  1. The doctor conducts a dental examination and makes a diagnosis.
  2. Conducting scrape tartar with specialized equipment and modern ultrasonic vibration technology, does not cause sensitivity and minimizes the level of damage, absolutely no harm to tooth tissue.
  3. Depending on the situation of plaque on your teeth, the dentist will make an appointment to re-scrape a second time or polish your teeth. Polishing teeth to smoothen the tooth surface, help limit the adhesion of food plaque. This stage also helps remove dark spots on the teeth, giving the teeth a brighter appearance.

Scrape tartar will help you easily remove stains on your teeth, helping you regain confidence in communication.


The time to create tartar from food plaque is about 6 months. Therefore, you should go to the dentist to scrape at least 2 times a year to ensure oral health.


Scrape tartar300,000 VND – 500,000 VND (depending on the level of treatment)