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Title: Clinical management of salivary deficiency: A review article
Authors: Al-Saif, K.
Keywords: Clinical; management; saliva; deficiency; review; dental; disease
Issue Date: 1991
Publisher: Saudi Dental Society
Citation: Saudi Dental Journal; 3(2): 77-80
Abstract: The physical, chemical and antibacterial properties of saliva provide protection to human dentition against dental diseases. Therefore, salivary deficiency has to be managed carefully. The causes of saliva deficiency are many and varied. It is worth mentioning that saliva flow rate is normally affected by physiologic condition, such as eating, resting, sleeping, cold or hot season etc, In this paper the protective role of saliva, etiology of saliva deficiency and its clinical management are discussed.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/16721
ISSN: 1013-9052
Appears in Collections:College of Dentistry

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