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Saliva And Your Oral Health

What Is Saliva?

Saliva is a complex watery substance that is produced by salivary glands located in the mouth. Human saliva contains water, electrolytes, mucus, and enzymes which all plays a protective role in oral health.

Salivary Functions

  • Helps to keep your mouth moist
  • Aids in chewing, tasting and swallowing
  • Combats germs in the mouth and helps to prevent bad...
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Nicotine And Your Oral Health

What Is Nicotine?

It is a chemical compound found in tobacco. Whenever it is smoked or inhaled, the nicotine is absorbed through the lining of the sacs in the lungs. If it is chewed, it will be absorbed through the membranes of the mouth and the nose. Nicotine will enter the bloodstream regardless of how it is...
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Follow These Holiday Tips For A Healthy Smile

Holiday Tips For A Healthy Smile

During the holiday season, there are a lot of temptations around. Holiday sweets and desserts surround us from all angles. It is easy to see why it can be hard to protect your smile and keep it healthy during the holidays. Fortunately, you don't need to avoid all the holiday...
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Playing Sports? Don’t Forget Your Mouth Guard!

Mouth Guards And Sports Go Hand In Hand

When it comes to playing sports, most of us think about getting the right equipment or gear to perform our best. We also choose gear that is meant to protect us while playing sports. Items such as knee pads, elbow pads, and helmets are common choices when we...
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