salivary flow

salivary flow,

n the amount of saliva naturally produced by the salivary glands. Saliva production is increased by the presence of food or irritating substances, such as vomit, in the oral cavity. A healthy individual produces approximately 700 mL of saliva each day.
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13],[14],[15],[16],[17],[18],[19],[20],[21],[22],[23],[24],[25] The aim of the present literature review was to present such insight into the possible use of salivary fluid as a potential diagnostic and prognostic tool for the search of numerous diseases as well as for monitoring the treatment outcomes and to assess prognosis in such varied states of derangements of metabolic functions apart from investigating the composition and functions of saliva as well as to describe the factors that influence salivary flow and its biochemical composition.
22] Salivary cortisol levels are unaffected by salivary flow rate and are relatively resistant to degradation from enzymes or freeze-thaw cycles.
The Wharton's duct is longer, has a larger caliber, and is angulated against gravity as it courses around the posterior aspect of the mylohyoid muscle, all of which results in a slower salivary flow rate.
When the child is sleeping, a decrease in salivary flow allows sugary liquids to remain in the child's mouth for a long time, causing tooth decay.
Since salivary flow is involved, we investigated whether the improvement of salivary flow by denture treatment could counteract the symptoms of oral candidiasis.
3) Saliva is very influential on the dental health because of the chemical composition, the buffer capacity (buffer), antimicrobial activity, and salivary flow rate (flow rate).
In all groups, unstimulated whole salivary flow rate was determined.
4 Decreased salivary flow rate has been reported as a consequence of treatment with various types of drugs.
SCP patients showed increased salivary flow rates and decreased ESSPRI scores after NSPT.
Salivary flow rate, oral colonization with yeasts/oral infection and dental status were assessed and compared between the groups.
1%) had normal stimulated salivary flow rates, whereas 20 children (54.