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Disease Dental Deposits

Name Dental Deposits
Synonyms Dental Deposit | Deposit, Dental | Deposits, Dental | Materia Alba
Definition Accumulations of microflora that lead to pathological plaque and calculus which cause PERIODONTAL DISEASES. It can be considered a type of BIOFILMS. It is subtly distinguished from the protective DENTAL PELLICLE.
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D003741

Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tooth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dental Deposits Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Dental Deposits Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Dental Calculus
  Dental Plaque Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Smear Layer