Plaque is annoying isn’t it? Always ready to cause havoc in your mouth if you don’t keep up your daily brushing and hygiene programme. However, if it is allowed to evolve, it can set off a nasty chain of events that can leave you in serious trouble in the city of Leeds. Plaque leads to the forming of tartar around the base of the teeth and then onto tooth decay and gum disease, and once this process is up and running, then before long, the jawbone below the teeth can also become infected and diseased as well- periodontal disease. Now if you have been stupid and ignorant enough to let things get to this stage, then you are going to have to put in an incredible effort to save your teeth, and to retain the health of your body throughout. It may well involve some grafting of bone and tissue and it could become very expensive to rectify. The good news though is that the world of periodontics has become better and better with time and new techniques are being developed each year to combat the problems that diseased teeth and gums bring to your mouth and jaws.