publication . Article . 2015

BRIEF OVERVIEW OF XEROSTOMIA PROBLEM

S. O. Podvyaznikov;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 19 Apr 2015 Journal: Opuholi Golovy i Šei (issn: 2222-1468, eissn: 2411-4634, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ABV-press
Abstract
The saliva is indispensable for preservation of healthy mouth and teeth, due to its composition and physical and chemical properties. Saliva preserves the teeth and favors their remineralization for account of afflux of irreplaceable minerals: calcium and phosphor. Due to contents of such epidermal growth factor it participates in tissue repair. The saliva contains the antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal drug resistance factors, suppressing the bacterial colonization of teeth and mucosa. Dry mouth (xerostomia) results in development of stomatitis, periodontitis effects, increases a risk of infectious lesions of oral mucosa. The severest forms of such patholo...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic systemstomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: xerostomia, dry mouth, hyposalivation, saliva, primary and secondary gougerot–sjoegren syndrome, x-ray therapy, head and neck area, Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens, RC254-282, Periodontitis, medicine.disease, medicine, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine.symptom, Antifungal drug, Gastroenterology, Oral mucosa, medicine.anatomical_structure, Epithelium, Pathology, Stomatitis, Pathogenesis, business.industry, business
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publication . Article . 2015

BRIEF OVERVIEW OF XEROSTOMIA PROBLEM

S. O. Podvyaznikov;