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Hi Chris, biofilms refers to a variety of microorganisms that can grow on many surfaces. These biofilms may include bacteria or even fungi, among others. Within their particular environment, they are able to acquire nutrients and hence proper functioning. Biofilms can send messages to one another. Biofilm dental plaque is harmful to humans since it can cause a bacterial formation on teeth. Brushing the teeth regularly would indeed help avoid this build-up. Biofilms can grow and survive on a variety of surfaces and hence their survival. The characters, however, are usually wet. These biofilms are rich in properties like offering resistance to drugs, the ability for cohesion or adhesion, and give cellular communications (Flemming Et al., 2016). If not well looked into, they can complicate an individual's health by incurring a high cost of caredue to their problems in this environment.Hi Chloe, it is indeed true that biofilms are a variety of bacteria, which survive on surfaces. Biofilms stay on wet or moist surfaces and are capable of causing harm. It is possible

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