Saliva: Liquid Magic


This course details the salutary effects of saliva on oral health. Flashbacks to basic biomedical sciences will set the stage for a practical understanding of this most intriguing body fluid and its relevance to clinical dentistry. The course navigates through the physiology of salivary function, discusses the functional components of saliva, presents the clinical consequences of hyposalivation, and offers strategies to reestablish health.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Constance Hillmann reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.
  • Dr. Terézhalmy has done consulting work for Procter & Gamble and has served on the Advisory Board.

Disclaimer:  Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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