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Dental Plaque

"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.

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

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.