Posts Tagged ‘ saliva ’

Can Saliva Show A Risk For Cancer?

Your dentist can tell a lot about your health, and not just your oral health. There are things you dentist can tell by inspected your teeth and gums and can tell him if you are suffering from any diseases or at risk for them. Saliva can be tested for cancer cells and could be a… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 15 2016

Silk Structure Could Help Regenerate Salivary Glands

Saliva help keep teeth and gums clean and helps make food easier to swallow. It’s hard to imagine not having any saliva, but some people do not have adequate saliva because their salivary glands stop working properly. When this happens, teeth and gums can suffer and are more susceptible to decay and damage. There are some… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2015

Saliva Protects Teeth From Cavities

Saliva is made up of mostly water. The tiny percent that isn’t water is mucus. The purpose of mucus it to keep saliva slippery and stretchy, so it can move around. A recent study shows that the mucous in saliva could also help fight tooth decay and other oral health problems. Saliva prevent bacteria from… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 8 2015