|MadSci Network: Medicine|
Hay Sara, well first of all u cannot measure plaque, mean u cannot say that one person is having 2 mm of plaque and other is having 1.5 mm. But u can say or u can compare one's plaque quantity with others. but i am sure that wont help u in your project. Well plaque is formed with the action of certain BACTERIAS on TOOTH SURFACE containing FOODin certain TIME. so there are 4 factors ... plaque will not form if any one of the factor is not present. And your project is about which food cause the most plaque ... u can find by checking one's mouth after certain period of time after having meal or after having different type of foods. But those things which are sticky in nature will cause most because they stick to the teeth for the longer period of time. and you can also perform this test on different individuals aswell, but that will tell you that how prone indvidual is ... one gets the plaque early is will be more prone to caries or plaque ... thanking you , and sorry for the late reply as somehow i couldnt get the first mail. DR. Shoaib.
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