"Dental Plaque" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A film that attaches to teeth, often causing DENTAL CARIES and GINGIVITIS. It is composed of MUCINS, secreted from salivary glands, and microorganisms.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Dental Plaque".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Dental Plaque".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dental Plaque" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Dental Plaque" was a major or minor topic of these publication.