Disruption or removal of the subgingival plaque biofilm and its byproducts from root surfaces and pocket spaces.
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When only soft debris is present, deplaquing the surface is beneficial.
By 2010, there will be very effective "Drano pills" that melt plaque in the artery; several early versions of this are already on the market and have shown they can begin a deplaquing process.