Role of Saliva and Salivary Diagnostics in the Advancement of Oral Health.
1 Department of Oral Biology, Dental College, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
2 Center for Oral/Head and Neck Oncology Research, Division of Oral Biology and Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
- Published Article
Journal of dental research
- Publication Date
Feb 01, 2019
The objective of this article was to provide an account of some of the developments related to saliva over the first 100 years of the Journal of Dental Research and to outline some of the many biomarkers identified in saliva in the last few years. The first section covers findings in salivary physiology, biochemistry, calcium phosphate chemistry related to saliva, microbiology, and the role of saliva in maintaining oral health. The second section highlights salivary diagnostics, salivaomics, and saliva exosomics in the context of the emerging theme of personalized and precision medicine.
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