Saliva composition and caries development in asthmatic patients treated with beta 2-adrenoceptor agonists: a 4-year follow-up study.

@article{Ryberg1991SalivaCA,
  title={Saliva composition and caries development in asthmatic patients treated with beta 2-adrenoceptor agonists: a 4-year follow-up study.},
  author={Margareta Ryberg and Christian Moeller and Thorild Ericson},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of dental research},
  year={1991},
  volume={99 3},
  pages={212-8}
}
In an earlier study, we found that chronic treatment with beta 2-adrenoceptor agonists in asthmatic subjects gave an impaired saliva secretion and a higher caries prevalence than in healthy controls. Twenty-one of the asthmatics and their matched controls were examined 4 yr later in a follow-up study. Samples of whole saliva stimulated by chewing and… CONTINUE READING