FAQs about Plaque

What do you know about plaque? Would you like to know more? Here are some frequently asked questions about plaque and their answers: What is plaque? Plaque is a sticky, colorless biofilm that grows on your teeth composed of bacteria, sugar and acid. How does plaque grow? Bad bacteria that live in your mouth combine with ingredients from your food... read more »

Understanding Periodontal Disease and Ways to Help Prevent It

Periodontal disease, sometimes known as gum disease, can have a serious impact on your teeth, gums and overall health. Periodontal disease is an inflammation of the gum tissue caused by the excess buildup of bacteria and plaque. Excess plaque can cause the gum tissues to start to pull away from the teeth. The inflammation can damage gum tissues and over... read more »