Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00003190
Title: Human saliva and its role in oral and systemic health
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Review Article
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    Saliva is a unique fluid and interest in it as a diagnostic medium has advanced exponentially in the past 10 years. Advances in the use of saliva as a diagnostic fluid have been tremendously affected by current technological developments. As a consequence, these advances in technology have helped to move saliva beyond measuring oral health characteristics to where it now may be used to measure essential features of overall health. This review paper sums up various researches that have been conducted on human saliva and its composition with physiological aspects. It mainly highlights the composition, physiology, and role of saliva as a diagnostic fluid in oral and systemic health.

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    N. Mani Sundar1 *, A. Julius2 , Mohan Valiathan3 , Tamil Thangam Periyasamy4 , V. T. Hemalatha5

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    1 Consultant Periodontist and Implantologist, PhD Research Scholar, Sree Balaji Dental College And Hospital, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Biochemistry, Sree Balaji Dental College And Hospital, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    3 Department of Periodontics, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    4 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Vivekanandha Dental College for Woman, Elaiyampalayam, Tamil Nadu, India,

    5 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. N. Mani Sundar, Phd Research Scholar,Consultant Periodontist and Implantologist, PhD Research Scholar, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Pallikaranai, Chennai – 600 100, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    N. Mani Sundar1 *, A. Julius2 , Mohan Valiathan3 , Tamil Thangam Periyasamy4 , V. T. Hemalatha5

    Title:Human saliva and its role in oral and systemic health
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (February)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (339-343)
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    Research Materials:Human saliva

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Diagnostic fluid Oral health Proteins Saliva

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