Mature plaque of more than 24 hours old releases toxins which cause inflammation of the gums. Understanding where this plague is and how to remove it can help to reduce the risk of gum disease.
This oral hygiene clinic includes a simple plague test, using a blue light to disclose mature plaque that has escaped routine cleaning. Oral hygiene instructions are provided to show how to dislodge the plaque without harming the gums. An oral health promotion expert is available to answer any dental queries.