Self-Examination for Dental Plaque
A self-examination for Reference dental plaque Opens New Window is done using a product that stains the plaque on your teeth. This lets you see how well you are brushing and flossing your teeth. If you see that the dye has stained plaque in your mouth along gum lines and between teeth, you can brush and floss more carefully. Try brushing again to remove the plaque.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference June 13, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Steven K. Patterson, BS, DDS, MPH - Dentistry