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May 26, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

New Wiki on Salivary Proteins May Transform Diagnostic Testing and Personalized Medicine

by University at Buffalo

Database curates info on inner workings of saliva, an attractive tool for noninvasive diagnostics and precision medicine To improve the development of new saliva-based diagnostic tests and personalized medicine, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has supported

March 4, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Study Shows Commonly Used Mouthwash Could Make Saliva Significantly More Acidic

by University of Plymouth

The first study looking at the effect of chlorhexidine mouthwash on the entire oral microbiome has found its use significantly increases the abundance of lactate-producing bacteria that lower saliva pH, and may increase the risk of tooth damage. A team

October 19, 2020 News BlogsOral Health

The Power of Saliva

by SmartMouth

As dental hygienists, you’re laser focused on doing what you can to ensure that your patients know what to do to take care of their mouth health. That includes giving them a proper cleaning during appointments as well as talking

September 12, 2019 News News

USask College of Dentistry Recruits Top Tier Dentistry Researcher

by University of Saskatchewan News

Dr. Walter Siqueira’s saliva and salivary components research provides a wealth of information about how our bodies work and can be used in the detection, prognosis and treatment of oral and systemic diseases. He is also one of the first

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November 22, 2018 Feature Dental Hygiene

Saliva – More Important Than You Think

by Dorothy Garlough RDH, MPA

The public’s perception of saliva is low indeed. The act of spitting on someone is considered a vile act, one of disrespect, and even hate. Yet, in some cases, spitting can be done in a joking manner, as in a