Plaque and Health, Part 2: How to Remove Plaque

As we learned in the previous blog post Plaque and Health Part 1: What is Plaque?, plaque is a harmful community of microorganisms – known as a microbial biofilm – found on tooth surfaces. Plaque buildup can lead to other oral health and overall health issues, so it’s important that you practice habits to remove […]

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Plaque and Health: Part 1 – What is Plaque?

What is Plaque? Plaque is a harmful coating that is constantly being produced in the mouth, an ideal environment for the growth of bacteria.  (Saliva helps maintain the pH range and also provides nutrients to feed bacteria.) According to Dr. Phillip B. Marsh in BMC Oral Health, plaque is a community of microorganisms known as a […]

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