Tooth plaque is a fact of life — everyone gets it.
It’s the sticky film that forms when bacteria in your mouth build up on your teeth. When plaque hangs around for too long, your choppers pay the price.
It eats at them and makes them weak. That leads to decay and gum disease. You can’t evict bacteria from your mouth (some kinds are actually good for you), but you can nip plaque buildup with these five tips.