How to Pronounce tartar?

Correct pronunciation for the word "tartar" is [tˈɑːtə], [tˈɑːtə], [t_ˈɑː_t_ə].

"Tartar" in context

Tartar is a hard yellow or brownish deposit that forms on the surface of teeth. It's a form of plaque, which is made up of bacteria, mucin, and food particles that accumulate over time and are not eliminated properly with brushing and flossing. Tartar can cause damage to the teeth and gums if it is not removed. It is also a breeding ground for bacteria and can lead to gum disease. To prevent the buildup of tartar, it is important to visit your dentist regularly and to brush and floss your teeth daily.

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