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pH Values and Mineral Content of Saliva in Different Breeds of Dogs

@inproceedings{Lavy2012pHVA,
  title={pH Values and Mineral Content of Saliva in Different Breeds of Dogs},
  author={E. Lavy and R. Smith},
  year={2012}
}
Saliva is an important fluid in the oral cavity as it bathes the teeth and the soft tissues. The salivary pH, buffer capacity and mineral content of calcium (Ca), phosphate (P), sodium (Na) and potassium (K) are important in the tooth de/remineralization process and in calculus formation. This study demonstrates that salivary pH, buffer capacity and concentrations of Ca, K, and Na are higher in dogs compared to human saliva. Conversely, P concentration was lower compared to mean value in human… Expand
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