What is another word for tartar?

Pronunciation: [tˈɑːtə] (IPA)

Tartar is a dental term used to describe hardened plaque that can accumulate on teeth and gums. There are many synonyms for tartar, including calculus, dental calculus, dental plaque, dental tartar, tooth deposit, and tooth tartar. Other synonyms for tartar include teeth plaque, teeth deposit, teeth calculus, and teeth tartar. These terms all refer to the same thing, which is a build-up of plaque that has become hardened over time and can potentially lead to various dental problems. It is important to regularly remove tartar through proper dental hygiene practices, such as brushing and flossing, as well as visiting a dentist for professional cleanings.

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Usage examples for Tartar

It reveals the feelings of boys to the "tartars" who teach school, as the boys, when they got control, put the tartar into confinement and "forced him to eat the boys' dinners and drink half a cask of their beer every day."
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
Add one teaspoonful of salt, one tablespoonful of sugar, three cupfuls of milk, and enough flour, sifted in with one teaspoonful of cream tartar and half a teaspoonful of soda, to make a thin batter.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book"
Myrtle Reed
If it assumes a persistent tendency, give a tablespoonful of the following powder in the feed three times a day: Cream of tartar, sulphur, and nitrate of potassium, equal parts by weight; mix.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler

Famous quotes with Tartar

  • Teach a man to fish and he will eat forever. Give a man a fish and he will expect free tartar sauce.
    Bill Beham

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