DENTAL CARIES – TOOTH DECAY

DENTAL CARIES – TOOTH DECAY

The word caries is derived from the Latin word meaning “rot” or “decay”. Due to its higher occurrence in the last few decades, it can be considered the disease of modern times. Every individual is susceptible to this disease throughout their lifetime. If left...
DRY MOUTH – (XEROSTOMIA)

DRY MOUTH – (XEROSTOMIA)

Saliva is essential to oral health. The most obvious and important function of saliva is in eating, for taste and to lubricate food helping in swallowing, and protect the mucosa, gums and teeth. Saliva is also essential for normal taste perception. Dry mouth is a...