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2013-08-02 23:21:38

Thousands of Sjögren’s patients will evaluate the MedActive® Oral Relief Continuum™. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 MedActive

Evidence Of Serious Disease May Be Found Via Saliva Test
2013-07-30 10:07:33

A recent study from Malmo University's Faculty of Odontology discovered serious illnesses, such as cancer, leave evidence of their existence in saliva. This new information could lead to future tests that allow for early detection of diseases by using a simple saliva test.

Cancer Link To Heavy Cell Phone Use
2013-07-30 05:05:24

By analyzing the saliva of frequent cell phone users, researchers from Tel Aviv University have discovered new evidence suggesting the mobile devices could increase a person's risk of developing cancer.

2013-06-18 23:24:53

A larger diameter infant swab with increased strength that will allow for greater fluid capacity is now available from Salimetrics.

2013-05-06 23:04:41

TheraBreath.com is offering a Mother's Day special featuring a 20 percent discount on all orders (of $25 or more) of their oral hygiene products purchased online beginning May 6, 2013 through

2013-04-25 23:02:50

To celebrate National Sense of Smell Day on April 27, TheraBreath is holding a huge blowout sale at all Target retail locations.

2013-04-22 14:20:17

Researchers have shown for the first time that it is possible to reduce the distressing symptoms of dry mouth in patients treated with radiotherapy for head and neck cancers if the radiation dose to a salivary gland (called the submandibular gland) on the opposite side to the tumor is kept to the minimum.

Head, Neck Cancer Patients May Find Cure For Dry Mouth With New Technique
2013-04-21 06:28:19

Head and neck cancer patients who experience dry mouth after being treated with radiotherapy can have that symptom reduced if the radiation dose to a salivary gland on the opposite side of the tumor is minimized, researchers from the Netherlands claim in a new study.

2013-03-12 23:04:50

California Dental Association supports National Nutrition Month. Sacramento, Calif.


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Salivary glands
2013-03-04 15:44:29

Salivary glands are glands that produce both saliva and the enzyme that turns starch into maltose, called amylase. Formation and Orientation There are five separate glands that make up the salivary gland system. First, the parotid gland is the largest of the salivary glands, secreting saliva through Stensen’s ducts to help with the breakdown of food in the mouth (mastication). The submandibular glands are situated beneath the lower jaws over the digastric muscles. This gland secretes...

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