The Saliva Story

Amazingly enough, Saliva is extremely important to our oral health. Not only does it provide lubrication of the mouth and enzymes to aid digestion and swallowing of food, it contains substances of great utility to the teeth.

Calcium and Phosphate ions helps teeth to fill up holes known as cavities.

And glycoproteins in Saliva help to support certain Bacteria Species living in the mouth!

useful links

Oral Bacteria Research Paper

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