Resting salivary flow independently associated with oral malodor

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BACKGROUND Dryness of the oral cavity is considered one cause of oral malodor. However, it is unclear which of the factors regulating the wetness of the oral cavity are involved in oral malodor development. This study investigated the effects of salivary flow and oral mucosal moisture on oral malodor. METHODS The study population comprised 119 patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12903-016-0255-3

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