Oral Health Case Reports

ISSN: 2471-8726

Open Access

Dhake K

Indian Academy Clinical And Dental Genetics, Institute: Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College, Mumbai, Maharastra, India

  • Review Article   
    Saliva: A Biosignature for Dental Caries
    Author(s): Dhake K*

    Dental caries curses major part of the world’s population; rectified as a widespread multifactorial disease. As saliva is frequently flowing fluid along the teeth and other oral structures; which plays a major role in developing and progression of dental caries. Some organic and inorganic components may protect teeth from the occurrence of dental caries. This occurs via several functions, such as clearance of food debris and sugar, aggregation and elimination of microorganisms, buffering actions to neutralize acid, maintaining concentration with respect to tooth mineral, participation in formation of the acquired pellicle and antimicrobial defence. Unassuming attestation is available on the associations between dental caries and several salivary parameters, including flow rate, buffering capacity and abundance of mutant streptococci. Despite some controversia.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2471-8726.2021.7.27

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