disclosing agent

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dis·clos·ing agent

(dĭ-sklō′zĭng)
n.
A dye used in dentistry as a diagnostic aid, applied to the teeth to reveal the presence of dental plaque. Also called disclosing solution.

disclosing agent

n
(Dentistry) dentistry a vegetable dye, administered as a liquid or in tablet form (disclosing tablet), that stains plaque, making it readily apparent on the teeth
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Initially they had to brush their teeth then they chewed on a disclosing tablet.
I'm using a disclosing tablet," she says, enjoying my alarm.
If you're unsure of your brushing skills try using a disclosing tablet, which will highlight any areas you're missing.
Oral-B Practitioner Series Dual Detection Disclosing Tablets help patients identify both older and newer biofilm.
Disclosing tablets and liquids contain a harmless vegetable dye that clings to plaque - revealing it in full technicolour.