Posts Tagged ‘saliva’

Each time you come in to the office and sit in our chair, we check to see how your saliva flow is. Why is that we check? Saliva contains many important proteins that protect your teeth. They have minerals which can help re-mineralize your teeth. A new article published further explains the importance of saliva in the mouth. Saliva helps flush the food through your teeth and prevents the formation of biofilm (the soft plaque which bacteria uses to cause acid). Read more at: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/285285.php

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A new study, to be published in January 2015, describes how the saliva may be used for testing instead of blood. No more pricks or blood drawing? We would all love that! Using the saliva, the scientist can test for conditions such as Cancer and Type 2 Diabetes. Read more on Fox News. We are excited to hear about all of the advances in Dentistry.

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Interesting Facts about the mouth

Do you ever wonder what the strongest muscle in body is? Well wonder no more with these fun dental facts. The answer is: the tongue is the strongest muscle in the body.

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