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A Comprehensive Review on Dental Calculus 1

@inproceedings{Aghanashini2016ACR,
  title={A Comprehensive Review on Dental Calculus 1},
  author={Suchetha Aghanashini and Bhavana Puvvalla and Darshan B. Mundinamane and S. Apoorva and D. Bhat and Manjari Lalwani},
  year={2016}
}
Dental calculus is a hard deposit that is formed by calcification of dental plaque primarily composed of calcium phosphate mineral salts which is deposited on natural teeth and restorations and is covered by a layer of unmineralized plaque. These hard deposits may form coronal to or apical to the gingival margin, hence named accordingly as supragingival and subgingival calculus respectively. The distribution of calculus is very versatile and it differs from individual to individual, from tooth… CONTINUE READING
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