anti-plaque

adjective
an·​ti-plaque | \ ˌan-tē-ˈplak How to pronounce anti-plaque (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antiplaque

Definition of anti-plaque

: used to inhibit or prevent the formation of plaque on the teeth an anti-plaque mouthwash

First Known Use of anti-plaque

1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-plaque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-plaque. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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