Translation of plaque in Spanish:

plaque

Pronunciation: /plæk/

n

  • 2 uncountable/no numerable [Dentistry/Odontología] sarro (m), placa (f) (dental)
    More example sentences
    • Pericoronitis - an infection of the soft tissue surrounding the tooth, caused by a build of plaque (a sticky white substance that contains bacteria).
    • Salivary bicarbonate can help protect teeth against attack from acids produced by bacteria in dental plaque.
    • Tooth decay is caused by the bacteria in dental plaque breaking down sugar in the foods and drinks that you eat and drink.

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