SALIVARY GLAND MALFUNCTION
Keywords:Xerostomia, Sjogren’s Syndrome, Sialorrhea
This paper goes into great depth on the prevalent health issue of dry mouth. The major salivary glands secrete the total amount 0f 95% saliva. The saliva is composed of both organic and inorganic compounds. The quality of saliva is just as important as quantity when it comes to oral health and well-being. There will be extensive coverage on the many functions and qualities of saliva as well as its role in oral health as well as the important factors that influence salivary production. In this study saliva's role in the development of caries and the formation of bacterial plaque will be examined. There is an initial definition of dry mouth and then an investigation of its prevalence. Following is a list of the most prevalent causes of dry mouth. We will go into why dry mouth is such an issue in the following part. Finally, we will go through how to diagnose and treat dry mouth.
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