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The Hidden Dangers of Dental Plaque
Jan 30, 2019
The soft, sticky film that collects on teeth after eating sugary or starchy foods is called plaque. Dental plaque contains a host of bacteria that is directly linked to tooth decay. But cavities aren’t the only serious issue associated with this build up. There is a direct relationship between improper oral care and overall health problems. The bacteria contained in plaque can trigger inflammation not just in the mouth but also throughout the body. The bacteria in dental plaque...