Saliva protects teeth and gums and helps to lubricate the mouth. Saliva is essential to the breakdown of food. Food molecules must dissolve in saliva in order to be recognised by taste buds. Saliva helps wounds in the mouth heal faster than wounds elsewhere on the body. When you are nervous or frightened, saliva production is reduced. You can get salivary gland stones similar to kidney stones.
Saliva contains a natural pain killer.
Are you prone to cavities?
Mouths vary significantly from
person to person, but one thing’s
for sure: Most of us will deal with
tooth decay. In fact, 97 percent
of the population will experience
a cavity over the course of their
lifetime. Read on to learn some of
the genetic and lif
Holiday Dinner 2018
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400 Fulton Avenue,
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70-A Carleton Avenue,
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