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The Dangers of Dental Plaque [video]

teeth with caries and bacteria

When bacteria flourish in your mouth, they can form a sticky substance called plaque that builds up on your teeth. Plaque, in turn, may harden into tough-to-remove tartar. Regular dental cleanings and exams are critical to removing plaque and tartar, which left unchecked will cause tooth decay and gum disease.

Watch this video from the American Dental Association to learn more.

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