Flossing is the best way to remove tartar and plaque along with the accumulated food particles. Flossing after usual gargling prevents tartar formation and helps in maintaining good oral hygiene. Flossing helps to keep gum diseases and cavities away also.
Figs can be chewed or eaten to clean as well as strengthen gums. Have 3-4 figs and chew them slolwy so that the your salivary glands are stimulated. This will cleanse your teeth and remove plaque.