How Is Plaque Harmful to Your Smile?

Plaque is a mixture of bacteria, food particles, and saliva that sticks to teeth. You aren’t able to see plaque, but you can usually feel it as a rough or fuzzy layer over your teeth that forms in the hours after brushing.

You know that plaque is harmful to your smile, but do you know exactly how this substance works to damage your oral health? Here are three ways that plaque can lead to long-term consequences for your teeth and gums!

An article by Dr. Kime Whitman. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: How Is Plaque Harmful to Your Smile?