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Research Article

Reduced Dental Plaque Formation in Dogs Drinking a Solution Containing Natural Antimicrobial Herbal Enzymes and Organic Matcha Green Tea

Table 2

Criteria for scoring plaque, where plaque is defined as “soft debris” and is visualized using ultraviolet illumination (modified Logan and Boyce as described by Hennet et al. [12]).

ScoreCoverageThickness/intensity

0None observable0: none
11–24% coverage1: light = pink to light red
225–49% coverage2: medium = red
350–74% coverage3: heavy = dark red
475–100% coverage