A New Standard of Preventative Dental Care: Microscopic Plaque Analysis
Have you ever had your plaque evaluated by your dentist? If not, you should consider it. It is a quick, easy and painless assessment of oral bacteria with immediate feedback about the health of your mouth. The practice of evaluating oral bacteria is common in holistic or biological dentistry as a way to treat the source of periodontal disease that can affect the entire body.
Periodontal disease affects approximately 75 percent of adults over age 30, and is the leading cause of tooth loss. Gum disease begins with an accumulation of plaque — a sticky deposit of mucus, food particles and bacteria [...]