Salivary protein polymorphisms and risk of dental caries: a systematic review.

@article{Lips2017SalivaryPP,
  title={Salivary protein polymorphisms and risk of dental caries: a systematic review.},
  author={Andrea Lips and Leonardo Santos Antunes and L{\'i}via Azeredo Alves Antunes and Andr{\'e}a Vaz Braga Pintor and Diana Amado Baptista Dos Santos and Rober Bachinski and Erika Calvano K{\"u}chler and Gutemberg Gomes Alves},
  journal={Brazilian oral research},
  year={2017},
  volume={31},
  pages={e41}
}
Dental caries is an oral pathology associated with both lifestyle and genetic factors. The caries process can be influenced by salivary composition, which includes ions and proteins. Studies have described associations between salivary protein polymorphisms and dental caries experience, while others have shown no association with salivary proteins genetic… CONTINUE READING