Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Dr Ritika Malhotra

Consultant, Dental sciences, FMRI (Fortis Memorial Research Institute)

Dr. Ritika Malhotra completed her B.D.S. from Subharti Dental Collge (Meerut) and Post Graduate certification in Cosmetic Dentistry from New York University.

Does scaling of teeth cause any damage to the enamel?

Does scaling or cleaning of teeth cause any damage to the enamel or does it loosen them?

By : Jayesh Banerjee, 54, Kolkata

This is the most common myth. Scaling of teeth does not cause any damage to the teeth or gums, it only helps in removing the stains and tartar present on them. It is very important to get scaling done once in every 6 months.

Dated : 30-Dec-2014