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