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Getting your teeth cleaned or scaled is done to remove tartar or calculus from them. Tartar is the result of calcium from your saliva hardening to your teeth. If can not be brushed away then it turns to calculus. It needs to be scraped or scaled off by either a dentist or a hygienist.
Without regular cleanings this build up can lead to bleeding gums and gum disease. Having good oral hygiene habits including brushing and flossing is the most important way of preventing tooth decay and gum disease.