Effect of Tobacco Chewing on Salivary and Tongue Coating pH and Assessment of Oral Microflora in Tobacco Chewers

@inproceedings{Ramesh2017EffectOT,
  title={Effect of Tobacco Chewing on Salivary and Tongue Coating pH and Assessment of Oral Microflora in Tobacco Chewers},
  author={Gayathri Ramesh and Smriti Chaubey and Ramamurthy Sujatha and Amrita Raj and Ravi and Kumar Seth},
  year={2017}
}
Salivary functions rely on its various physicochemical characteristics and any variations under threshold levels are considered risk factors for the development of oral diseases. Aim: A single-blind randomized cross-sectional study was undertaken to assess the effect of chewing tobacco on pH of saliva and tongue coating and its impact on oral microflora… CONTINUE READING