publication . Article . 2012

Flujo salival y caries corono-radicular en pacientes adultos mayores

Carlos Campodónico Reátegui; Sylvia Chein Villacampa; Lourdes Benavente Lipa; Juana Delgadillo Ávila; Maria Angelica Alvarez Paucar; Sofia Espinoza Escajadillo; Raúl Vidal Goñi; María Ventocilla Huasupoma; Teresa Evaristo Chiyong;
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  • Published: 31 Dec 2012 Journal: Odontología Sanmarquina, volume 15, page 6 (issn: 1560-9111, eissn: 1609-8617, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Vicerectorado de Investigacion
The aim of this study was to determine the correlation between hypo-salivation and corono-radicular caries in older adult patients, which analyzed the physicochemical properties of saliva (flow, pH), the frequency and location of the corono-radicular caries. Was selected a sample of 45 persons, adult patients over 60 years and another 18 to 26 years (control group), from service centers, hospitals and universities. The technique of collection of saliva, consisted of making chewing a piece of paraffin for a period of five minutes and gradually spit in a tank, which allowed to measure the volume and pH salival. We observed the oral higiene and the corono-radicular...
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free text keywords: salivary flow, salivary pH, corono-radicular caries, elderly patients., Flujo salival, pH salival, caries corono-radicular, adultos mayores., Dentistry, business.industry, business, Medicine, Saliva, Adult patients
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