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Root planing
Dental Terms

Root planing

Root planing Toronto

Plaque is a sticky substance that adheres to tooth structure and is teeming with bacteria. Over time, plaque becomes calcified (hardens) and at this stage, it becom

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Calculus
Dental Terms

Calculus

Calculus Toronto

Plaque is the sticky, colorless film that constantly forms on your teeth. Bacteria live in plaque and secrete acids that cause tooth decay and irritate gum tissue. This

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More than 75% of North Americans over 35 years of age have gum disease. It is a leading cause of tooth loss in Canadian adults. Good oral hygiene and regular dental examinations are essential in prevention and early detection of gum disease