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The function of saliva

Saliva is a complex, and important biological fluid formed by organic and inorganic components. The organic components of saliva contain proteins, Immunoglobulins, amino acids, and enzymes. For example, one of …

How is saliva secreted?

Saliva comes from special parts of our body called salivary glands. Everyone has 3 major pairs of glands: there are 2 under your tongue called sublingual glands, two under your …

The Facts About Saliva

Saliva is also known as spit. It is a clear liquid that’s made in your mouth 24 hours a day, almost nonstop to keep your mouth moist. First, our saliva …

The easiest brushing technique

The objective of brushing our teeth is quite easy: remove bacteria and food residues from our mouth while we massage our gums while avoid damaging our teeth and gums with …

Daily oral care

How to Floss Use about 18 inches of floss wound around one of your middle fingers, with the rest wound around the opposite middle finger. Hold the floss tightly between …

Periodontal Treatment

Conventional “periodontal treatment” is the “all in one” treatment. X-rays are taken, and the condition of the gums and bone surrounding the teeth is evaluated. Treatment consists of manual scaling …

The wrong definition of tooth cleaning

The so-called “dental cleaning” is one of the most ambiguous definitions in dentistry. Being quite complicated because patients try to understand dental terms most simply. It has created a situation …

Risk Indicators for Periodontitis

Smokers are 2.7 times more likely to have periodontal disease than non-smokers. Smokers have 18 times more periodontal pathogens compared with non-smokers. People who have been not exposed to preventive …

Concepts of Host Susceptibility

The risk factors increase susceptibility to periodontal disease, including smoking, diabetes, nutritional factors, and stress. Immune cells from patients with periodontal disease secrete higher quantities of proinflammatory cytokines than those …

Stage of periodontal disease

The periodontium is the set of tissues around our teeth that are affected by periodontal disease. The disease begins with Gingivitis. If it is not treated in time, patients evolve …

Where do caries come from?

Let’s start with what tooth decay is. At some point, dental caries was defined as “The disease of the calcified structures of the tooth (enamel, cementum, dentin). In 2010, a …

Understand what your mouth is telling you

Usually, people will have the two biggest enemies,which are carious and periodontal disease.people will understand that what can they do in your life to improve the state of your mouth and prevent carious and periodontal disease happen. After …