Effects of Black Tea on Salivary pH and Flow Rate

  title={Effects of Black Tea on Salivary pH and Flow Rate},
  author={Peiman Shalal},
Saliva is the mouth’s main defense against tooth decay, keeping the mouth’s tissues healthy and offering protection from microbial invasion that can lead to disease. The present study was undertaken with the aim of assessing the effect of black tea on salivary pH and flow rate amongst 255 healthy adults between the ages of 25 and 30. Saliva samples were collected before and after consumption of black tea for 3 minutes. The changes in the unstimulated and stimulated saliva were monitored by… Expand
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