Factors associated to salivary flow alterations in dry mouth female patients *

@inproceedings{Scarabelot2014FactorsAT,
  title={Factors associated to salivary flow alterations in dry mouth female patients *},
  author={Vanessa Leal Scarabelot and Maria Cristina Munerato and Liciane Fernandes Medeiros and M{\'a}rcia Gaiger de Oliveira and Anna Cec{\'i}lia and Moraes Chaves and Andressa de Souza and Rafael Vercelino and Wolnei Caumo and Iraci da Silva Lucena Torres},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Saliva plays an important role in oral health; it is involved in lubrication of the oral mucosa, protection against infections, transport of nutrients and digestive enzymes, remineralization of teeth, as well as aiding in chewing, swallowing and speech. Reductions in the amount of saliva are known to increase the risk of oral… CONTINUE READING