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Dental plaque

Introduction: Dental plaque

Description of Dental plaque

Dental plaque: film that attaches to teeth, often causing dental caries and gingivitis; composed of mucins, secreted from salivary glands, and microorganisms.
Source: Diseases Database

Dental plaque: film that attaches to teeth, often causing dental caries and gingivitis; composed of mucins, secreted from salivary glands, and microorganisms.
Source: CRISP

Dental plaque: A film that attaches to teeth, often causing DENTAL CARIES and GINGIVITIS. It is composed of MUCINS, secreted from salivary glands, and microorganisms.
Source: MeSH 2007

Dental plaque: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Dental plaque

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