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Understand the Harmful Effects of Plaque

[] Apr 28, 2015 4:22:38 PM / by Sheard A. Ber, D.D.S. posted in Plaque


You’ve heard about plaque and how this bacterial film can build up on your teeth.  It’s mentioned in nearly every toothpaste commercial.  Yet, it seems to be one of those words that doesn’t quite hold as much meaning as it should.  It certainly doesn’t sound good, but what does it really hurt?  As it turns out, plaque buildup can hurt quite a lot, and not just your teeth.


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