Plaque build-up causes gum problems, so removal of plaque is the key to maintaining healthy gums. Dental plaque develops constantly on the teeth as bacteria develop and form a biofilm on the surfaces of the dentition.
ESCARCEL, a new study supported by GlaxoSmithKline, highlights the need for an earlier screening and management programme.
Earlier this year, research by the makers of Pronamel found that 83.5% of dentists saw Acid Wear amongst their patients on a weekly basis. Given that Acid Wear is so common, it’s important that it’s identified early and managed appropriately to help prevent permanent damage to patients’ teeth.
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