What is Debridement?

Debridement is a process that would encourage good oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist. In dentistry, debridement is when large amounts of tartar and plaque is removed from your teeth.The heavy tartar and plaque buildup is oftentimes a result of infrequent visits to the dentist. To possibly aid in helping healthy tissue heal, a process called debridement is used. In this procedure, dead, infected and damaged tissue is removed from the patient.